Re: Beta: Charset attribute

But can there really be a "HTTP Content-Type field" in an upload to the

Einar Westermann

Karl Ove Hufthammer wrote:
> Einar Westermann <> wrote in
> > "Note: The HTTP Content-Type field did not contain a "charset"
> > attribute, but the Content-Type was one of the XML text/*
> > sub-types. (...)"
> This is correct. The default value 'US-ASCII' overrides *both* the
> encoding specified by the 'encoding' pseudo-attribute of the XML
> declaration and the encoding specified in the 'meta' element (the
> latter should have no effect for XHTML anyway). If you want to use
> a different encoding than 'US-ASCII' for 'text/xml' documents, you
> *have* to include a 'charset' parameter for the 'Content-Type'
> header.
> But if the error message says '"charset" attribute', this is
> certainly a bug. 'charset' is a parameter -- not an attribute.
> --
> Karl Ove Hufthammer

Received on Friday, 1 November 2002 02:10:37 UTC