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SV: Validating file not working

From: Bjørn Stenfeldt <bs@e-supply.dk>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 13:15:57 +0100
Message-ID: <35A33E5429E25542988C70BB4CD794791698E3@thor.flexite.dk>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

Thanks, it works. And my page is valid. :)

-----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
Fra: David Dorward [mailto:david@dorward.me.uk] 
Sendt: 4. november 2004 13:13
Til: Bjørn Stenfeldt
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Emne: Re: Validating file not working

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 01:06:11PM +0100, Bj?rn Stenfeldt wrote:
>    get the following error message when I upload the file:

>    its content type is text/plain

>    I have the MIME type set and the file is a
>    .html file, so it should work in my opinion.

A <meta> tag in the document does not override the mime-type sent by
your browser. MSIE on Win XP SP2 is borked and fails to understand
that .html files are text/html and not text/plain. See the archives of
this mailing list for details. The simple solution is to use a better
browser for everything except checking the page works in IE.

http://www.getfirefox.com/
http://www.opera.com/
http://www.konqueror.org/

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Thursday, 4 November 2004 12:15:59 GMT

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