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Re: default charset broken

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC336/H-XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2003 18:13:24 +0100
Message-ID: <3EE21D34.481977D4@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: www-validator@w3.org
CC: Kjetil Torgrim Homme <kjetilho@ifi.uio.no>

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

[snip]

> Most major user agents implement what HTML says rather than what
> HTTP/1.1 says, why should the HTML Validator not do what the HTML
> specification requires?

That is the weakest argument I have ever seen!  "Most major user
agents" accept tag soup; should the HTML validator do the same ?

Philip Taylor, RHBNC
Received on Saturday, 7 June 2003 13:10:44 GMT

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