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Re: possible bug in the validator?

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 19:17:38 -0400 (EDT)
To: Vojtech Rynda <voitech@seznam.cz>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0209031916160.27579-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Tue, 3 Sep 2002, Vojtech Rynda wrote:

> I'm having a problem when using online HTML Validator
> (http://validator.w3.org/). When validating my pages it detects correct
> character encoding (specified in the tag "<meta http-equiv="Content-type"
> content="text/html; charset=windows-1250" />") only if I upload the file. If
> I validate the page by entering its URI (www.volny.cz/voitech/) the
> validator detects default us-ascii encoding. Is it a bug? Thank you for what
> you at w3c are doing, Vojtech Rynda

Your server is sending the header

Content-Type: text/html; charset=us-ascii

which overrides the charset specified within the HTML document.

Liam Quinn
Received on Tuesday, 3 September 2002 19:17:40 UTC

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