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Re: Fallback to UTF-8

From: Andreas Prilop <prilop2008@trashmail.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 18:59:16 +0200 (MEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0804241852170.15697@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, David Dorward wrote:

> I agree that it is not ideal, but assuming ISO-8859-1 for UTF-8

The validator *already* *does* check if a document can be
interpreted as UTF-8. If UTF-8 is possible, then OK!

> is no better than assuming UTF-8 for ISO-8859-1 documents.

No, no, no! Please read the two error reports you get on
 http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/test.htm  !!!

> Your argument appears to be "I use ISO-8859-1 therefore the validator
> should default to ISO-8859-1", which isn't, IMO, a very convincing
> one. Am I interpreting you incorrectly?

Yes!

<sigh>

I give up (for today).
Received on Thursday, 24 April 2008 17:00:02 GMT

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