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Re: XML file upload issues for encoding="UTF-8"

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 11:02:21 +0900
To: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070917020221.GA31181@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hi Frank

On Sun, Sep 16, 2007, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Yes, I'm aware of RFC 3023, and instead of "expects" I should have
> written "MUST assume" US ASCII.  But after that step we get to the
> business at hand, I'm the author of a tool creating an XML document
> and wish to validate it.  I'm not the author of the OS and the
> browser used to upload this document to the validator (for the
> upload interface), and I'm unfortunately not the admin of the Web
> server where the validator finds this document (in the case of the
> URL interface).

Which is why you have options to force the doctype and charset,
overriding whatever will be detected from the info given by the browser
or server, no?

Received on Monday, 17 September 2007 02:02:26 UTC

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