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Re: Default Charsets

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 23:16:51 +0200
To: "Robert Sayre" <sayrer@gmail.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <ej9u82lo2ijnn9klqmu2s6onr4s6f4jbd8@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Robert Sayre wrote:
>FWIW, Mozilla defaults text/xml to utf-8 (doesn't everyone?), but does
>actually use ISO-8859-1/CP-1252 as a default if all else fails,
>including sniffing.

There are two ways to process text/xml content, either as described for
text/xml in RFC 3023 or as described for application/xml in RFC 3023 and
the XML Recommendations. Last time I checked Mozilla did neither. Great
thing for anyone seeking to exploit code injection vulnerabilities.
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