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Re: validator result query

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 18:40:13 +0100
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6EA61D38-1A58-4773-AC15-5AFE98C3696F@dorward.me.uk>
To: <teamkilimanjaro1@gmail.com> <teamkilimanjaro1@gmail.com>

On 26 May 2011, at 14:22, <teamkilimanjaro1@gmail.com> <teamkilimanjaro1@gmail.com> wrote:
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> I recently ran the Validator for my site ( http://www.teamkilimanjaro.com ) and the tool informed me that: “The Unicode Byte-Order Mark (BOM) in UTF-8 encoded files is known to cause problems for some text editors and older browsers. You may want to consider avoiding its use until it is better supported”.
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> Do you have any idea when it will be supported by all browsers? Or do I need to act now and make the changes?

Assuming http://www.ianhoar.com/2008/05/31/why-do-my-pages-trigger-quirks-mode-in-ie6-or-ie7/ is currect, it will trigger quirks mode (which is undesirable) in IE 6 and 7. AFAIK, they have fairly significant marketshare between them.

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David Dorward
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