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[Bug 12242] Make UTF-16 an invalid encoding in Polyglot Markup

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John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> 2011-03-18 18:59:28 UTC ---
Mark Davis mentioned to me that UTF-16 documents constitute less than 0.1% of
the Web, so it's a fairly marginal encoding.  According to
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/unicode-nearing-50-of-web.html (which is
more than a year old), the web is 70% ASCII and UTF-8, 20%
8859-1/Win1252/8859-15, and 10% for all other encodings.  Scrubbing UTF-16 is
clearly the Right Thing.

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