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Re: security impact of dropping charset default

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:59:13 +0100
Message-ID: <47977261.3080407@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> What does deprecate mean? If support for UTF-7 can't be removed than 
> deprecating it will hardly matter. (I'm not sure whether support can or 
> can not be removed, but I'd expect there to be content to rely on it.) 
> Roy's suggestion of not sniffing for it seems like better advice to 
> implementors than a notion of it being deprecated.

Understood and agreed -- but where does that advice belong into? HTML5 
or HTTPbis? I would have thought the former...

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 16:59:41 UTC

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