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Re: Support UTF-16 in validators

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2002 16:39:21 +0900
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To: Niklas Dougherty <nikd@mac.com>, www-validator@w3.org

Hello Niklas,

Many thanks for your (private) bug report.
I just found the bug and fixed it; UTF-16 should now
work at http://validator.w3.org:8188/. Please try again.

Regards,    Martin.

At 16:08 02/10/11 +0900, Martin Duerst wrote:

>Hello Niklas,
>We are working on UTF-16 support. You can for example test
>at http://validator.w3.org:8001/ or at http://validator.w3.org:8188/.
>These are test versions, but we would be very glad for your feedback.
>Regards,   Martin.
>At 22:33 02/10/10 -0400, Niklas Dougherty wrote:
>>Please incorporate support for UTF-16 in your validators ASAP. It really 
>>sucks that the most important encodings are still not supported in the 
>>validators (HTML, CSS) from the organization that actually writes the 
>>recommendations on HTML and CSS. As far as I know, the default encodings 
>>for XML/XHTML is UTF-8/UTF-16, yet the tools do not honor this.
>>Not on the list, please e-mail relevant replies.
Received on Saturday, 12 October 2002 03:44:47 UTC

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