[Help] Page not rendering correctly

Andrew Singleton singletona082 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 5 22:16:47 BST 2021


Dude, thanks.

So ya. Next step is figuring out how to make filesilla use an actual text editor instead of opening freaking office.

Appreciate the help.

Jul 5, 2021 1:48:18 PM neil c timms <mingmengtou at use.startmail.com>:

> On Mon Jul 5, 2021 at 5:20 PM BST, Andrew Singleton wrote:
>> Nice thought but sadly no. May just rcrat and reupload the file to see
>> if libre office did some kind of funky thing.
>> 
>>> source has a <feff> in front of the # when page sourced
>>> from Lagrange and fed direct to vim or via mousepad and then vim
> it still looks like your source page starts with <efff> a bom
> (byte order mark). " Its presence interferes with the use of UTF-8 by
> software that does not expect non-ASCII bytes at the start of a file but
> that could otherwise handle the text stream."
> (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byte_order_mark) i had included it in my
> scrape of your page from Lagrange but i guess that it was filtered out
> for good reason in the trip from here to there, etc. i suggest looking
> at your page source from Lagrange in an editor that supports making the
> invisible visible:-) Other pages i scraped do not start with a bom.
> I now remember having a battle with a bom many moons ago: most
> confusing things as we can't see them easily yet they cause us pain.
> Live long and prosper V Neil


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