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RE: XHTML Validator question

From: Einar Westermann <einar.westermann@online.no>
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 00:17:42 +0200
Message-ID: <39908706.6F3A928A@online.no>
To: www-validator@w3.org
I am sure this is good advice, at some level. But I can't help thinking that it shouldn't really
be necessary to tinker with these settings, wherever they may be, on out-of-the-box IE
installations (on PCs, in my case). In my experience the W3C validator's upload feature works
with NS and Opera, but not with IE, for documents with an XML declaration. Is this an uncommon


On Monday, August 07, 2000 at 15:48, Christian Smith <csmith@barebones.com> wrote:

> The problem is the file name. I get the same results using IE 5.0 on a Mac
> with the upload page. If I rename it to .html I get better results. If I add
> a mapping to IE's preferences to map .htm to text/html I also get better
> results. So, make sure your web browser is set to send a mime type of
> text/html for files ending in .htm as well as .html.
Received on Tuesday, 8 August 2000 18:16:34 UTC

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