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charset=us-ascii mandatory?

From: Andreas Prilop <AndreasPrilop2007@trashmail.net>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 18:44:09 +0200 (MEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0705071839170.25195@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

Is it necessary to specify the parameter "charset=us-ascii"
when a document contains only ASCII characters?
Currently, the validator refuses to validate such documents
and complains "no character encoding found".
Isn't "us-ascii" the default value for "charset"?

In memoriam Alan J. Flavell
Received on Monday, 7 May 2007 16:44:17 GMT

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