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Re: Error Message Feedback

From: Siegfried Gipp <siegfried@rorkvell.de>
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:34:17 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200607291434.30260.siegfried@rorkvell.de>
On Saturday 29 July 2006 01:26, Jim Gilmour wrote:
> ..
>  Validating [I have validated many pages.  On one page I get the following
> errorError Line 1 column 0: character "ï" not allowed in
> prolog.ü/strong>?»¿<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0
> Transitional//EN" There are no visible characters in front on the
This may be the result of a file with utf-8 encoding sent by the server as 
iso-8859-1 encoded or a file iso-8859-1 encoded sent as utf-8. Just check the 
http response headers (maybe using wget -s ...) and the character encoding in 
the page. They thould be the same.


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