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Re: Validator has become case-sensitive to the MEAT tag param CHARSET

From: Andreas Prilop <Prilop2007@trashmail.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 18:46:32 +0200 (MEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0709201840560.5072@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Thu, 20 Sep 2007, Rui del-Negro wrote:

> Having said that, I believe section 3.7 of RFC2616 states that "parameter
> attribute names are case-insensitive". And, according to that same section
> of that same RFC, that's exactly what "charset" is, in that context: the
> name of a parameter attribute.
> http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2616.html
> Am I missing something?

Yes - RFC 2616 deals only with the "real thing" but not with
<meta http-equiv>. Note that section 3.7.1 of RFC 2616 requires
the charset parameter (if it is not to be the default value of
ISO-8859-1 for text/*.
Received on Thursday, 20 September 2007 16:46:46 UTC

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