Re: Validator charset

On Mar 12, 2008, at 06:54, Olivier Thereaux wrote:

> On Mar 11, 2008, at 20:33 , Frank Ellermann wrote:
>> My example was <>
>> sending text/xml without charset resulting in US-ASCII and a
>> fatal validation error for the UTF-8 XML.
> That code may be a mistake… I don't recall being around when it was  
> added, so it may be coming from a zealous interpretation of RFC 3023…

It's the RFC 3023-compliant interpretation--the only interpretation  
that qualifies for the t-shirt[1].

If that code is a mistake in a validator (practically, it would be in  
a browser), RFC 3023 needs to be repealed.

Henri Sivonen

Received on Thursday, 13 March 2008 09:42:31 UTC