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Re: Validation failing incorrectly on bad value for encoding name

From: Stephen Dowsland <s.dowsland@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 17:16:31 +0000
Message-ID: <CAGc209Y5v4zTqGmarOn_UFXfdFFw9z4koXK5YNwcU5FTFg55nQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Thanks for the pointers Mike.

I have just tried the same document on http://localhost:8888/ and it
returns the same problem. It looks then that the problem is with the
validator.nu validator.

I will try to see what updates and such I can sort out for that, and try



On 4 March 2013 15:13, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:

> Stephen Dowsland <s.dowsland@gmail.com>, 2013-03-03 12:16 +0000:
> > *Line 4, Column 67*: Bad value text/html; charset=utf-8 for attribute
> > content on element meta: utf-8 is not a valid character encoding name.
> >
> > the content in question :
> >
> > <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">*
> I can't reproduce this at http://validator.w3.org/ or at
> http://validator.w3.org/nu/
> If you're not able to reproduce at those either, than it's hard to know
> what might be causing it in your local install.
> One way to troubleshoot this is, if you have the HTML5 backend installed
> locally as well, you can go to http://localhost:8888/ in your browser, and
> the HTML5 validator UI should show up there. So you could then re-try your
> document there and see if you get the same error. If you don't get it there
> by you do get it from the other local validator UI, then that'd mean the
> cause would be in the perl code there, and not in the HTML5 validator
> itself.
>   --Mike
> --
> Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
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