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Re: security impact of dropping charset default

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 18:06:25 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Frank Ellermann" <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t5d64zpz64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:59:13 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> 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...

I agree that it makes the most sense for HTML5 to define how text/html  
processing works. Just like CSS 2.1 defines text/css processing (although  
I suspect that the RFC is not yet updated).

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 17:02:54 UTC

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