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Re: default charset broken

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2003 16:06:50 -0400
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To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>, "W3C Validator" <www-validator@w3.org>

Interesting example, weird behavior. This only happens if 'guessing'
is switched on. Please note that the HTTP specification explicitly
discourages guessing, and the HTML spec at least doesn't encourage it.

Regards,   Martin.

At 09:34 03/06/08 +0000, Christoph Schneegans wrote:
>You need an explicit labelling even when you restrict yourself to ASCII
>characters. Otherwise, recent versions of IE decode such documents as
>UTF-7. For example, "+APw-" in
><http://schneegans.de/bugs/ie-utf-7/utf-7-test.htm> becomes ".
Received on Sunday, 8 June 2003 17:32:49 UTC

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