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Re: Fallback to UTF-8

From: Andreas Prilop <prilop2008@trashmail.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 16:38:22 +0200 (MEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0804251632530.23946@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> Considering the real Web content, it is better to pick Windows-1252
> than a hypothetical generic encoding.

This may be a good idea for a browser but not for the validator
(at least the current version).

See the new version (2008-04-25 16:00) of

Only "Validate as ISO-8859-1" gives a useful error report,
namely "non SGML character number 144" and
"end tag for element 'B' which is not open".

"Validate as Windows-1252" is no better than UTF-8.
Received on Friday, 25 April 2008 14:40:19 UTC

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