[thelist] Problem validating CSS

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 8 10:20:03 CST 2001

> From: Paul Peterson <paul at thereformist.com>
> (http://www.thegeneration.org/style/midnight.css) using the W3C CSS
> Validator, I receive nothing but the following error message:
> "I/O Error: Unknown mime type : text/plain"
> When I tried validating it on WDG's CSSCheck
> (http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/csscheck/), I get congratulated for no
> errors but also get the message:
> "Note: Content-type of text/css expected, but server returned a
> Content-type of text/plain."

your answer is right there...

your server needs to treat .css files as text/css, not text/plain...

depending on your OS/server, just go in and change the MIME type 
from text/plain to text/css...

if you can tell me the OS/server, i think we can tell you where to 
look to get that done...

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