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bug in validator?

From: iSmart <ismart@mailru.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2001 02:56:27 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <000201c0a480$82f5f460$89a9a4d4@ismart>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

I used your great validator-service some monthes ago, and all the things was
going OK. Now, when I tryed to validate my page, I received this strange

"URI: http://scooter-tunes.narod.ru/rus/index.html
Last modified: Sun Mar 4 07:43:01 2001
Server: Microsoft-IIS/0.92 (OS/360) ASP/7.315.0284 mod_layout/2.9.2 CJK
Content length: 1679

A fatal error occured when attempting to transliterate the document charset.
Either we do not support this charset yet, or you have specified a
non-existant character set (typically a misspelling such as "iso8859-1" for

The detected charset was "windows-1251".

The error was "[Sun Mar 4 02:51:02 2001] check: Unsupported conversion:
Invalid argument at /usr/local/validator/httpd/cgi-bin/check line 391. ".

If you believe the charset to be valid you can submit a request for that
character set (see the feedback page for details) and we will look into
supporting it in the future."

So, what is this?! My charset is always "windows-1251", but before your
service worked and now - no! I wanna use it now too!!!


web-master iSmart.

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Received on Sunday, 4 March 2001 17:35:15 UTC

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