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Re: Problems with offline validator

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 11:49:08 +0100
Message-Id: <2D8D8764-2A9C-48C8-A5DB-B859F05409D4@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: romanreibnagel@kfs.at

On 25 Jun 2007, at 11:17, romanreibnagel@kfs.at wrote:
> I get this error:
> Sorry, I am unable to validate this document because... I cannot  
> interpret as utf-8

> Charset definition in the html document looks like:
> <meta http-equiv='Content-Type' content='text/html;  
> charset=iso-8859-1'>

Sounds like the HTTP header your web-server is emitting is claiming  
the document is encoded using UTF-8. This trumps the meta data  
embedded inside the document.

If that is the case then your options are (1) Switch to UTF-8 or (2)  
Configure your HTTPD to claim the correct encoding.

David Dorward
Received on Tuesday, 26 June 2007 10:50:25 UTC

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