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UTF-8 BOMs not supported

From: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 03:43:04 +0100
Message-ID: <69AF0319F0F742A8BA85B0BFE6930526@meriadoc>
To: <www-validator-css@w3.org>

Hello!

<http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#charset> clearly states that style
sheets may contain an UTF-8 byte-order mark. When there is no "charset"
parameter and no @charset rule, user agents must observe the BOM to determine
the encoding. However,
<http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?uri=http://schneegans.de/temp/with-bom.css>
returns a "Parse Error". This bug is troublesome especially for users of
Expression Web, which uses UTF-8 and BOMs by default. 
Received on Sunday, 25 November 2007 02:43:15 GMT

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