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Re: [beta] suggestions

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 13:38:07 -0400
Message-Id: <a05111b12b9dddef9ba95@[]>
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>

At 19:27 +0200 2002-10-24, Terje Bless wrote:
>  >* Title "HTML validation Service" move it to "W3C Markup Validation
>  >Service"
>Fixed for all instances I could find.


>  >* Fatal Error: No Doctype specified!
>  >http://validator.w3.org:8001/check?uri=http://www.google.com/ The
>>example which is given does not contain encoding information, but if you
>>try to validate a document without encoding information, the validator
>>will say that it's not correct.
>The example shows a HTML snippet; encoding information should be in the
>HTTP headers. IOW the two are not related (and I seriously don't want to
>encourage the use of <meta> for no good reason).

Yep ok :)
or adding the xml declaration at the top with the encoding. But not 
mandatory as well.

We may need have a more detailed message in case of the lack of 
character encoding. I will think about it :)

Karl Dubost / W3C - Conformance Manager

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Received on Thursday, 24 October 2002 13:44:54 UTC

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