Re: flakey charset detection

At 12:15 -0800 2002-12-04, David Brownell wrote:
>>I put an XHTML 1.0 document encoded as UTF-8
>>without Meta or XML Declaration, because XHTML 1.0 is an XML 
>>document, so XML document encoded as UTF-8 doesn't need the 
>>encoding information.
>Wrong -- it's getting delivered in "iso-8859-1" because that web
>server has been made to make the HTTP default be explicit.  (Maybe
>the defaults have been changed?)
>That may be why it validates at all for you, given that the validator
>doesn't seem to understand what HTTP means.

I know all of that, it's a test file. I did it on purpose :)

Karl Dubost / W3C - Conformance Manager

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Received on Wednesday, 4 December 2002 16:03:54 UTC