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Re: [VE][63] Wrong character in meta element ?

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2006 12:53:34 +0100
To: Christoph Schneegans <Christoph@Schneegans.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20061007115334.GB10669@us-lot.org>

On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 11:00:07AM +0000, Christoph Schneegans wrote:

> >>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

> > This shouldn't be in XHTML files served as text/html

> Of course it should, see <http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#C_9>.

And see http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#C_1 too. Throwing IE in to quirks
mode is usually a bad idea and should be avoided unless you really
know what you are doing.

Better yet, avoid XHTML as text/html, it is badly underspecified, and
provides no client side advantages over HTML.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Saturday, 7 October 2006 11:53:51 UTC

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