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Re: default charset broken

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2003 10:23:08 -0400
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20030607101544.073fab38@localhost>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Kjetil Torgrim Homme <kjetilho@ifi.uio.no>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

Hello Kjetil,

This change is in the validator now for almost two years.
I'm surprised that you haven't become aware of it earlier.
For how to have your server send out the appropriate HTTP
header (if you don't want to e.g. include a <meta> tag in
your pages, please see
http://www.w3.org/International/O-HTTP-charset.

Regards,    Martin.

At 15:54 03/06/07 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

>* Kjetil Torgrim Homme wrote:
> >>   >I maintain a small mostly static site.  the pages used to validate
> >>   >fine, but in your latest update of the validator you ignore the HTTP
> >>   >RFC and broke the charset detection.
> >>
> >>   Could you please be more specific what is broken in what version
> >>   of the MarkUp Validator?
> >
> >oh, sorry.  the default charset for text/* is "ISO-8859-1", but the
> >validator treats it as unknown.
> >
> >see 3.4.1 and 3.7.1 in RFC 2616.
>
>What about section 5.2.2 of HTML 4.01?
Received on Sunday, 8 June 2003 13:25:21 GMT

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