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Re: Support of Charcter encoding BIG5-HKSCS was disappear.

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:15:09 +0900
Message-Id: <6A935DBA-C804-4393-A7F6-5E47A723ECBB@w3.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: Franklin Tse <peaceable_whale@hotmail.com>

Dear Franklin,

Thanks a lot for these test cases. They do help a lot.

On Jul 17, 2007, at 18:35 , Franklin Tse wrote:
> 1. http://peaceable_whale.sinacampus.com/Big5-HKSCS_Test/Big5- 
> HKSCS.htm
>
> This page is the one which needs to be validated. It contains three  
> HKSCS characters - "鱲", "è" and "埗".

Great. After a fix to the validator code, it validates fine.
The encoding is indeed supported, as I thought, it was just not  
listed as supported.

http://validator-test.w3.org/check?uri=+http%3A%2F% 
2Fpeaceable_whale.sinacampus.com%2FBig5-HKSCS_Test%2FBig5-HKSCS.htm


> 2. http://peaceable_whale.sinacampus.com/Big5-HKSCS_Test/Big5.htm
>
> This page contains the same contents of Big5-HKSCS.htm, but the  
> encoding is declared as "Big5" intead of "Big5-HKSCS". Internet  
> Explorer can parse this page while the other browsers and the  
> validator cannot.

I suppose that IE here does some kind of error recovery, figuring out  
that if is not actually Big5. This is the kind of heuristic I'm not  
sure is easy to do. Would you agree that this case *is* an error?

Thanks,
-- 
olivier
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2007 04:14:49 GMT

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