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[Bug 20743] New: "there can only be one meta-based character encoding declaration per document"

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Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:04:45 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20743

            Bug ID: 20743
           Summary: "there can only be one meta-based character encoding
                    declaration per document"
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: Validator (Nu)
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
               URL: http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/document-
                    metadata.html#charset
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P2
         Component: General
          Assignee: mike+validator@w3.org
          Reporter: xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no
        QA Contact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org

HTML5 says that

]] In addition, due to a number of restrictions on meta elements, there can
only be one meta-based character encoding declaration per document. [[

Which means that it is an error when the validator doesn't consider the last 3
metatags an error.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=UTF-8">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=UTF-8">
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title></title>

(Try in valdiator.w3.org/nu: http://tinyurl.com/as3gkyt )

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