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Re: Doesn't validate online, but pasted View Source does

From: Andreas Prilop <aprilop2007@trashmail.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 17:51:15 +0100 (MET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
cc: Mark Rae <mark@markrae.biz>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0712131743520.4273@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Mark Rae wrote:

> Unfortunately, I don't have access to the server as it resides with my ISP.

Since your server already sends
  Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
the situation isn't really bad. It would be worse if it sent
  Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
and you would need some Greek or Cyrillic text.

So remove your <meta> tags and save your pages in UTF-8.
Do you have any special, non-ASCII characters at all?

Oh, I just visit your page and I read

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You are a member of the Insult and Punish the Reader Guild,
aren't you?
Received on Thursday, 13 December 2007 16:51:32 UTC

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