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Re: possible bug in the validator?

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 14:08:57 -0400 (EDT)
To: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0209041408270.13463-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Lloyd Wood wrote:

> 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.

Why don't you just use an AddCharset directive for that single page?

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Liam Quinn
Received on Wednesday, 4 September 2002 14:08:59 GMT

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