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Re: Document without charset

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 14:07:11 +0900
To: Andreas Prilop <nhtcapri@rrzn-user.uni-hannover.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20051209050711.GA12275@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

On Fri, Dec 09, 2005, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> This is a bug.
> There is a routine for the validator to try and detect the character  
> encoding by all ways described by the specs. What it is supposed to  
> do if it does not find anything is to output a warning about no  
> character encoding found, and point to this documentation:
> http://validator.w3.org/docs/help.html#faq-charset

It's not as trivial to fix as I first thought, so for a start, I've
filed a bug report [1] and added a few test cases to the collection [2].

[1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=2572
[2] http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/HEAD/dev/tests/#encodings

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