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Re: Unknown Encoding - Post HTMLTidy wrap

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 21:42:46 +0900
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To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>, Andrew Barker <boab@agn.net.au>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org, tidy-develop@lists.sourceforge.net
At 23:33 01/07/19 +0200, Terje Bless wrote:
>On 19.07.01 at 21:51, Andrew Barker <boab@agn.net.au> wrote:

> ><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content=
> >"text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">

>However, Tidy certainly shouldn't be generating code like that in the first
>place. If you absolutely need to break a line within a tag, then you should
>break it before the start of an attribute and not before the value. It
>probably isn't exactly invalid in the SGML sense, but it's sub-optimal to
>do it that way for other reasons.

Breaking this as

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type"
content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">

won't help with the current bug in the validator.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Friday, 20 July 2001 09:02:38 UTC

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