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[vox-tech] Special Character Issues in a web page



This may be a dumb question, but can the backslash character be used to denote 
special characters on a webpage under some circumstances in addition to the 
ampersand?  I'm asking because as I review some of our old pages, some of our 
Spanish text pages seem to use, say, \351 to refer to the accented o 
character instead of ó or even &#351.  Strangely, when I worked on 
these pages in a text editor, those characters were rendered as strange 
characters, nothing like what they were supposed to be.

Anyone have any thoughts?

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