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Re: Validator accepts malformed "charset" parameter

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 03:26:42 +0200
To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <b3ar321qift0iujfm6vc5v4ji5150vcnvf@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Christoph Schneegans wrote:
>The Validator declares
>
>  <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN">
>  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1'foobar">
>  <title></title>
>  <p>
>
>"Valid HTML 4.01 Strict!" and uses ISO-8859-1 encoding despite the
>malformed "charset" parameter, cf.
><http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://schneegans.de/temp/malformed-meta-charset.html>.
>I don't think this is good behavior.

I fixed this in HEAD some time ago:

  http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/HEAD/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fschneegans.de%2Ftemp%2Fmalformed-meta-charset.html

It will probably take some time before HEAD makes its way to
validator.w3.org though. Thanks for your report.
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