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Re: possible bug in the validator?

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 18:55:08 +0100 (BST)
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
cc: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@optimalco.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.43.0209041853550.21416-100000@artemis.ee.surrey.ac.uk>

On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Nick Kew wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Thanasis Kinias wrote:
>
> > IMHO it's broken simply because a huge amount of Web content is deployed
> > by developers/designers who have no control over their servers.
>
> Erm, for Apache-hosted sites (i.e. the majority) it's more likely to
> be ignorance than control that's at issue.  An author who knows about
> HTTP headers can (usually) control them with a .htaccess file.

Yeah, I've had an AddDefaultCharset ISO-8859-1 in a top-level dir I'll
have to remove to make way for the single page with a meta charset tag
of a different type.

L.

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