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Re: Ignoring meta http-equiv for application/xhtml+xml

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2008 22:05:33 -0400
To: Nikita The Spider The Spider <nikitathespider@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080407020533.GA442@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

On Sun, Apr 06, 2008, Nikita The Spider The Spider wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> I'm trying to understand the validator's logic for ignoring the
> http-equiv charset declaration 
> http://NikitaTheSpider.com/boneyard/temp/meta-test-xhtml-as-xml.xhtml
> http://NikitaTheSpider.com/boneyard/temp/meta-test-xhtml-as-html.html

Not sure why the validator (the HTML::Encoding perl module, actually)
reacts differently, but note that your meta is bogus. Should be
<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-5">
(and likewise for app/xhtml+xml)

-- 
olivier
Received on Monday, 7 April 2008 02:06:06 GMT

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