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Re: Upload file... no character encoding offered ?

From: Bob Rosenberg <webmaster@rockmug.org>
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2002 14:51:30 -0500
To: Stephane Gourichon <Stephane.Gourichon@lip6.fr>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <p05100300b85bb73103b1@[]>
At 18:58 +0100 on 01/04/2002, Stephane Gourichon wrote about Upload 
file... no character encoding offered ?:

>I upload a page for validation, using
>But I'm not offered a "Character encoding" box as in
>http://validator.w3.org/ though I need it.

Why not just put the following tag into your page's Head section? It 
will supply the Charset. Note that the Box you are looking for is to 
OVERRIDE the tag (or supply the info in the absance of the tag):

<meta HTTP-EQUIV="content-type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">

>I can't find any reason for this absence.
>Is this deliberate ?

See above.

>Moreover, if I try to revalidate it, i'm back to the root page
>I tested with (all on Linux 2.4.8) galeon-0.12.1 opera-5.0 links-0.96
>... same behavior exactly.
>Thank you for this great service, anyway. I wish everybody respects
>standards... If they had an idea of the benefits, many would.
>Stéphane Gourichon - Labo. d'Informatique de Paris 6 - AnimatLab
>http://animatlab.lip6.fr - philo du dimanche http://amphi-gouri.org/
>"Bonjour, je suis qu'une phrase entre guillemets dans une signature,
>mais si vous me recopiez dans votre signature automatique d'e-mail,
>alors je pourrai continuer à me reproduire comme un virus. Merci !"
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