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Re: Has there been a change i the Validator

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 22:03:19 +0100
To: Bruce Moffett <bmoffett@mindspring.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1095714198.8878.5.camel@cyberman>

On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 23:21, Bruce Moffett wrote:
> Sorry, I am unable to validate this document because its content type
> is text/plain, which is not currently supported by this service. 
> 
> The Content-Type field is sent by your web server (or web browser if
> you use the file upload interface) and depends on its configuration.
> Commonly, web servers will have a mapping of filename extensions (such
> as ".html") to MIME Content-Type values (such as text/html). 

> Was there a change in the validator?

No, but Windows XP Service Pack 2 has borked uploads of HTML documents
in MSIE. There is a registry hack to fix it that has been discussed on
this list recently (Archives at <http://lists.w3.org/>). My preference
would be to switch to a browser without the problem[1]

[1] Well, I assume the problem is limited to IE, not running Windows I
don't really have much chance to test it.
 
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David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Monday, 20 September 2004 21:05:45 GMT

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