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Re: UTF-8 BOMs not supported

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 04:45:05 -0500 (EST)
To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0711250443170.28514@ubzre.j3.bet>

On Sun, 25 Nov 2007, Christoph Schneegans wrote:

>
> Hello!

It was fixed some time ago (but not yet on the main servers).
See 
http://qa-dev.w3.org:8001/css-validator/validator?uri=http://schneegans.de/temp/with-bom.css
Cheers,

> <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.
>

-- 
Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

         ~~Yves
Received on Sunday, 25 November 2007 09:45:13 GMT

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