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Re: UTF-8 "assumed" even though explicitly stated

From: James Haigh <james.r.haigh@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 03:55:54 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+yoODapjWWmeguu-oAtmX=yXunmRCGoWUwLzLpQOtnBA=ov8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
On 25/02/2013, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
> James Haigh <james.r.haigh@gmail.com>, 2013-02-21 08:05 +0000:
>
>> When using direct input mode, I get a warning that UTF-8 is assumed,
>> despite explicitly stating '<meta charset="UTF-8"/>' in the head of
>> the document. The warning even appears when 'utf-8 (Unicode,
>> worldwide)' is selected in the encoding field.
>
> If the document you're checking is an HTML5 document, I suggest using
> http://validator.w3.org/nu/ directly instead.
>
> ...
>> Also, if only UTF-8 is supported for direct input, please consider
>> locking the encoding field on http://validator.w3.org/check (results
>> page) to 'utf-8 (Unicode, worldwide)' when direct input was used.
>
> That's exactly what we do in the http://validator.w3.org/nu/ UI.

Ok, I didn't know about /nu/. So will this change make it into the
main validator?

James.


>
>   --Mike
>
> --
> Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
>
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