malicious script detected not

Mary Sue Ittner
Mon, 25 Jul 2005 11:33:14 PDT
Dear Adam,

I'm not sure what you are saying. The Accented Characters doc and the 
Accented Characters html accessed from the Miscellaneous Wiki page are not 
virused and not malicious either. Perhaps Norton sees the different 
characters and assumes there is a problem?

As Mark Wilcox introduces what he is doing with these words:
"Windows incorporates a method to semi-logically be able to generate any of 
the accented characters without resorting to a reference chart, or, 
alternatively, type in a foreign language, typically western European, that 
uses our alphabet with accented characters, such as Spanish, French, 
German, Portuguese, and so forth  without learning said language's 
non-QWERTY keyboard in order to access the characters."

He has examples of the kinds of characters you can write.

In order to protect the wiki we do not allow file extensions to be loaded 
that can have viruses attached. Mark uploaded the "doc" through ftp during 
the time when he was a wiki administrator and it is fine.

Mary Sue
>Accessing this page at the   Miscellaneous   boldface and then  at the
>Accented characters site  led  my computer stropping and a "malicious script
>detected" message occurring.

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