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Re: Please include both override features in the upload form (Re: Upload file... no character encoding offered ?)

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 15:21:56 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20020108151847.05057990@localhost>
To: Stephane Gourichon <Stephane.Gourichon@lip6.fr>, Bob Rosenberg <webmaster@rockmug.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
At 10:41 02/01/05 +0100, Stephane Gourichon wrote:
>What I mean: of course, "Document type" and "Character encoding" in the
>validator form are "override" features, but if they are offered for the
>web, they should both be offered also for file upload.
>
>Why is "Document type" offered when one chooses the file upload feature,
>and not "Document encoding" ? Both of the informations can be present in
>the html source.
>
>If one of them could be removed from the form, it would be the "Document
>type", not the "Character encoding". Because the web server may tell (in
>the http header) the character encoding, it is ok if it is not in the
>file.
>
>The right thing, im my humble opinion, is to offer both of them in the
>"file upload" form.

Yes. They are already available in the internal version.
Please try them out at
http://validator.w3.org:8188/file-upload.html
and tell us whether it works.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Tuesday, 8 January 2002 01:55:38 GMT

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