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Re: iso_8859-1 still not recognized as valid.

From: Anton Gombkötö <gombkoetoe@ASSOFT.COM>
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2002 14:13:57 +0200
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To: www-validator@w3.org

At 12:30 03.07.2002 +0200, you wrote:

>Anton Gombkötö wrote:
>>Please let the validator know that iso_8859-1 is valid.
>Shouldn't it be "iso-8859-1" ?

That's what i asked IBM, too. I first thought it was a typo.

But they pointed me to a RFC (sorry, can't find the number now) and 
iso_8859-1 is one of a number of valid aliases for iso-8859-1. Someone in 
this mailing list already agreed that it's valid.

The effort to change all existing pages to not use the default header and 
create an individual header with iso-8859-1 is definitely way to much work, 
especially as no browser seems   to have a problem with it.

So i would be really very happy when the validator would recognize 
iso_8859-1 as valid!

best regards /  Mit freundlichen Grüssen

Anton Gombkötö
Avenum Technologie GmbH

Received on Wednesday, 3 July 2002 08:14:32 UTC

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