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Bug 2617 - ISO-8859-3 no longer supported
Summary: ISO-8859-3 no longer supported
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: 0.7.1
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: 0.7.2
Assignee: Terje Bless
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-12-26 03:06 UTC by Gérard Talbot
Modified: 2007-01-15 05:59 UTC (History)
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Description Gérard Talbot 2005-12-26 03:06:44 UTC
Back 2 years ago (or so), I created a webpage in Maltese for someone in need of
support in a newsgroup. Now, I just updated the page and validated and I got
this error message:

A fatal error occurred when attempting to transcode the character encoding of
the document. Either we do not support this character encoding ('iso-8859-3')
yet, or you have specified a non-existent character encoding (often a misspelling).

The error was: "".

If you believe the character encoding to be valid you can submit a request for
that character encoding (see the feedback page for details) and we will look
into supporting it in the future. 

I'm sure iso-8859-3 as charset used to be supported by W3C validator.

I can make the webpage at the provided URL leaner, reduced.
Comment 1 Gérard Talbot 2006-01-09 03:17:27 UTC
For whatever it's worth, there is no problem with the v 0.8-dev :
Comment 2 Bj 2006-01-09 03:25:22 UTC
That means I fixed it; as far as I am concerned at least...
Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2006-02-18 20:48:06 UTC
Now fixed in the 0.7 branch too, it was a config file bug.
Comment 4 Olivier Thereaux 2006-02-19 22:07:54 UTC
good catch, thanks Ville. Will go into 0.7.2 today.
Comment 5 Gérard Talbot 2007-01-15 05:59:41 UTC
The url has changed, has been updated.

The validation link for v 0.8-dev should now be:

I'm updating the info of this bug just in case someone needs to visit the page or needs to verify that this bug has still been fixed.

Cheers, Gérard