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META tag is getting added while parsing HTML

Srinivas Kothuri
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Joined: Feb 08, 2010
Posts: 16
Hi,
I'm trying to read/write a simple HTML file using "javax.xml.parsers". I get all details(nodes and attributes) when i read that file as an XML document. After modifying some tag values, I write the changes to the same file using "javax.xml.transform". But, in between <head> ... </head> tags, "<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">" is getting added which fails the parser in my next attempt.

kindly tell me how can I avoid generation of this <META> tag . . .

Thank you in advance . . . .
Paul Clapham
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Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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But that's well-formed HTML. So if some parser is failing to parse it, then it's the fault of that parser. (Or were you trying to parse the HTML with an XML parser?)
 
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