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Re: help required on XHTML validation Note

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 03:18:49 +0100
To: "Rajesh R Kathiru" <kathiru@uab.edu>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <401d7877.44645586@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Rajesh R Kathiru wrote:
>I am trying to validate my XHTML file using W3C MarkUp Validation

>The HTTP Content-Type header sent by your web browser (unknown) did not
>contain a "charset" parameter, but the Content-Type was one of the XML
>text/* sub-types (text/xml). The relevant specification (RFC 3023)
>specifies a strong default of "us-ascii" for such documents so we will
>use this value regardless of any encoding you may have indicated
>elsewhere. If you would like to use a different encoding, you should
>arrange to have your browser send this new encoding information.
>In my file I have the following line in the <head> tag
><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=us-ascii" />
>I am using IE6.0. If anyone knows the reason why the NOTE is being
>shown, please let me know.

Its a warning message for users that do not expect how the validator
behaves. Since your document is obviously us-ascii encoded you dont need
to worry much about it. You couldnt do much about it either.
Received on Sunday, 25 January 2004 21:18:53 UTC

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