On 30 Dec 2002 11:47:28 -0800, Brion Vibber <brion(a)pobox.com> wrote:
On lun, 2002-12-30 at 11:06, Richard Grevers wrote:
I attempted to submit a sample Wkipedia page to the W3C validator and
was amzaed to see that carried no character encoding whatsoever.
GET /wiki/foobar HTTP/1.0
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 19:38:38 GMT
Server: Apache/1.3.26 (Unix) PHP/4.2.3
Set-Cookie: PHPSESSID=19b987cd1b0790c6b079be08069f63f0; path=/
Last-Modified: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 19:38:44 GMT
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
Right there, plain as day.
makes no complaints, either.
Aha! One of the rare sites which uses the HTTP header and only the HTTP
header to declare encoding. This tricked Opera's built-in validation
submission, which actually uploads it's cached copy of the page, hence no
header. Sorry for the false alarm.