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Unsupported character set

From: Jared <cetae@charter.net>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 21:31:27 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B7A883A4.77B%cetae@charter.net>
I was trying to check to see if my page was valid, and I was surprised by
the error I got.

> A fatal error occurred when attempting to transliterate the document
> charset. Either we do not support this character encoding yet, or you have
> specified a non-existent character encoding (typically a misspelling such as
> "iso8859-1" for "iso-8859-1").
> The detected charset was "x-mac-roman".
> The error was "x-mac-roman undefined; replace by macintosh".

The part I really donšt understand is the last part, replace what, by

Also, I would think that this would be supported, but obviously not.  If you
know a way to change what the character set is in the HTML Headers, please
let me know.
Received on Thursday, 23 August 2001 01:05:28 UTC

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