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Re: Fallback to UTF-8

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 19:16:47 +0300
Message-Id: <FC60B0C8-EC60-4B62-9499-0F203AFD7E91@iki.fi>
To: W3C Validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>

On Apr 25, 2008, at 17:38 , Andreas Prilop wrote:

> 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).

It indeed is not a good idea alone without the also implementing what  
I said in the paragraph that you didn't quote immediately after.

> See the new version (2008-04-25 16:00) of
> http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/test.htm


Properly flagged in a validator that implements the HTML 5 rules:
http://html5.validator.nu/?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.unics.uni-hannover.de%2Fnhtcapri%2Ftest.htm

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Friday, 25 April 2008 16:17:32 GMT

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