You might also check what the web server is reporting as the default character set. It's possible that the server is stuffing charset info into the headers. Mark On Dec 27, 2005, at 8:35 AM, Kasimir K wrote: > Sam Carter scribeva in 2005-12-27 16:16: >> Has there been a recent change to the W3C validator? It is >> "detecting" >> UTF-8 on one of my webs which is not UTF-8 at all. > > Maybe you are not declaring what character encoding you are using, and > the validator (and user agents too for that matter) must guess what > character coding to use. UTF-8 is often a good guess - especially > as it > includes ISO-8859-1, which includes 7-bit ASCII. > > .k > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !