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Re: Document without charset

From: Andreas Prilop <nhtcapri@rrzn-user.uni-hannover.de>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 15:12:22 +0100 (MET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0512091507400.10868-100000@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

>>  First, the validator *itself* chooses UTF-8.
>>  Then the validator declares that UTF-8 is impossible.
>
> If your point is that the Validator should simply refuse to validate
> documents for which the character encoding cannot be determined simply
> by following the requirements of the applicable specifications then
> this is not really an option.

No, I'm not suggesting this.
But *if* you guess an encoding *then* you should not (a few lines
later) declare that this guessed encoding is impossible.
Received on Friday, 9 December 2005 14:13:13 GMT

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