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Re: Validator says my ISO-8859-1 page is not US-ASCII

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 15:42:07 +0200
To: Jan Egil Kristiansen <janegil@landsbank.fo>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <3f8a925b.525334591@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Jan Egil Kristiansen wrote:
>The validator complains that the page "contained one or
>more bytes that I cannot interpret as us-ascii".
>The page is declared to be ISO-8859-1, so naturally it
>contains non-ASCII. It is validated by XML Spy, so why
>can't validator.w3.org accept it?


Your document is delivered as text/xml with no charset parameter;
implementations of the text/xml MIME type must assume us-ascii in
this case regardless of what the XML declaration might say.
Received on Friday, 5 September 2003 09:42:19 UTC

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