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Re: Unexpected mimetype

From: Jan van der Steen <J.van.der.Steen@chello.nl>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 00:10:42 +0200
Message-ID: <3ABFBE62.97E8EDB4@chello.nl>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: www-validator-css@w3.org
Dear Philippe,

Thanks for the clue. I have added the mimetpye to
the server and the validator works again for us.
Thanks a lot also for providing it for public use.
Very useful!

Jan van der Steen

Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> 
> Jan van der Steen wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > The CSS validator invariably returns:
> >
> >    I/O Error: Unknown mime type: text/plain;charset=iso-8859-1
> >
> > Is this my webserver which needs to be reconfigured for *.css
> > files or is your end mistaking? I used the validator lots of
> > times in the past by feeding it the same URL but suddenly it
> > refuses it. The URL of the style sheet is:
> >
> >    http://node10718.a2000.nl/people/jansteen/go/sheet/master.css
> 
> The W3C CSS validator was updated recently. Please use the mime type
> "text/css" for your CSS files. "text/plain" is not supposed to contain
> CSS informations.
> 
> Bests regards,
> Philippe
Received on Monday, 26 March 2001 17:11:25 GMT

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