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Re: Charset+ISO-8859-1: Problem found

From: Andreas Prilop <Prilop2007@trashmail.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 17:08:14 +0200 (MEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
cc: jmk <jkartak@mchsi.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0707231659560.14279@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Sun, 22 Jul 2007, jmk wrote:

> <meta content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1" http-equiv="content-type">

... is only a paper moon.

<meta http-equiv> is *always* a fake - for content-type,
for content-language, for everything.

Especially you cannot set the content-type with such a fake:
http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/meta-http-equiv.1
http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/meta-http-equiv.2

You need to specify the real HTTP header. For the charset, read
http://www.w3.org/International/O-HTTP-charset

-- 
In memoriam Alan J. Flavell
http://groups.google.com/groups/search?q=author:Alan.J.Flavell
Received on Monday, 23 July 2007 15:08:56 GMT

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