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

From: Jens Brueckmann <jens.brueckmann@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 21:22:16 +0200
Message-ID: <fe03a57b0709201222n41ecee00j564e106ddddc83a4@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

> The validator has evidently become case-sensitive to the parameter tag
> "CHARSET" in the <META> content label sometime in the last few months.
> [...]
> Is this going to be fixed, or do I have to change all my META tags to
> get their pages to validate? Thanks,

Rick, this bug has been entered  in the Bugzilla database, see

Excerpt from this entry:

 * check HTTP specification for case-sensitivity
   (I believe there is nothing mentioned precisely, but HTTP is case-sensitive)
 * make the validator's detection less strict
 * throw a warning if loose detection caught improper construct


Jens Brueckmann
Received on Thursday, 20 September 2007 19:22:25 UTC

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