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[Bug 10257] New: Meta charset sniffing need to resolve aliases before checking UTF-16ness

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Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 07:18:52 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-10257-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10257

           Summary: Meta charset sniffing need to resolve aliases before
                    checking UTF-16ness
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=582788
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: hsivonen@iki.fi
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


Step 12 says "If charset is a UTF-16 encoding, change the value of charset to
UTF-8."

It should resolve charset to the canonical name first, and if that's UTF-16,
UTF-16BE or UTF-16LE (what about 32?), change charset to UTF-8?

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