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Re: Meta Character Encoding Not Detected

From: Andreas Prilop <aprilop2007@trashmail.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 10:19:57 +0100 (MET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
cc: Email Reply <email_reply0234@mercysoftware.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0711211010580.1332@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007, Email Reply wrote:

> [...] the validator should not detect any character encoding
> and should respond as if the server had not sent any type of
> encoding information.

The server must specify an encoding (charset parameter)
according to RFC 2616.

> [...] the validator should use the encoding of the program

What the heck is "the encoding of the program"?


For real webpages (instead of uploads to the validator),
specify the encoding (charset parameter) in the HTTP header:
 http://www.w3.org/International/O-HTTP-charset

<meta http-equiv> is only a fake:
 http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/meta-http-equiv.1
 http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/meta-http-equiv.2
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2007 09:20:23 GMT

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