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validation of whitespace before the XML prologue

From: Jan Egil Kristiansen <janegil@landsbank.fo>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 09:47:39 +0000
Message-Id: <5.2.0.9.0.20030311094404.00b18110@landsbank.tokni.fo>
To: www-validator@w3.org

I tried to validate an ISO-8859-1 encoded XML page with that starts with whitespace.

The error message was "I was not able to extract a character encoding ...". 

Maybe "Document has to start with BOM or '<'." might be easier to understand?
Received on Tuesday, 11 March 2003 04:59:01 GMT

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