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Re: Wrong character encoding detect for XHTML

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2001 23:45:38 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20011207234430.00d1e7e0@localhost>
To: Karl Ove Hufthammer <huftis@bigfoot.com>, www-validator@w3.org
Cc: mimasa@w3.org
At 14:49 01/12/07 +0100, Karl Ove Hufthammer wrote:
>2001-12-07 13:55:30, Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>:
>
> > No.  You used 'text/html' for your document,
>
>It *also* happens when 'text/xml' is used:
><URL: http://home.no.net/huftis/kritikk/false-encoding.xml >
>
>The validator here says:
>'Detected Character Encoding: iso-8859-1'
>
>It should (according to RFC 3023) say:
>'Detected Character Encoding: US-ASCII'
>and complain because the document contains octet sequences not
>valid in the 'US-ASCII' encoding.

Agreed. The code in the validator isn't yet worked out
in that area. I'll see what I can do.

Anyway, it's better to label your things explicitly.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Friday, 7 December 2001 09:46:12 GMT

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