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Re: Strange Problem

From: Marc Philipp <marc.philipp@stud.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 15:09:03 +0100
Message-ID: <405DA1FF.9050307@stud.uni-karlsruhe.de>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Hmm, same error message. Not what i expected but still not good!

Any other suggestions?

Marc


Ron Bich - ronaldjbich schrieb:

> Try taking the -1 off of the end of our 8860 and see what happens.
> 
> Ron
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-validator-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-validator-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Marc Philipp
> Sent: Sunday, March 21, 2004 6:09 AM
> To: www-validator@w3.org
> Subject: Strange Problem
> 
> 
> 
> I have a problem using http://validator.w3.org/check/referer with a 
> xhtml document generated by a perl script.
> 
> I moved to a new server recently. Since then the following message 
> appears when i try validating the site:
> 
> " Sorry! A fatal error occurred when attempting to transcode the
>    character encoding of the document. Either we do not support this
>    character encoding yet, or you have specified a non-existent character
>    encoding (often a misspelling).
> 
>    The detected character encoding was "-8860". "
> 
> However, my header looks like this:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
> "DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="de" lang="de">
> <head>
> <title>mp. - News</title>
> <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
> ...
> 
> It looks like the -8859 is subtracted by 1 with the result of -8860 
> which of course is no valid character encoding. Looking at the source of 
> the referring site on the other hand shows the correct value.
> 
> Has anyone experienced this kind of problem before?
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Marc Philipp
> 
> 
Received on Sunday, 21 March 2004 09:09:00 GMT

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