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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:35:16 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1KZ0Nw-0000K7-9W@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv1229

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Recommend against support for EBCDIC-based encodings. (credit: hs) (whatwg r2125)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.1296
retrieving revision 1.1297
diff -u -d -r1.1296 -r1.1297
--- Overview.html	29 Aug 2008 09:24:19 -0000	1.1296
+++ Overview.html	29 Aug 2008 09:35:13 -0000	1.1297
@@ -46745,12 +46745,16 @@
    encodings. <a href="#references">[CESU8]</a> <a href="#references">[UTF7]</a>
    <a href="#references">[BOCU1]</a> <a href="#references">[SCSU]</a>
 
+  <p>Support for encodings based on EBCDIC is not recommended. This encoding
+   is rarely used for publicly-facing Web content.
+
   <p>Support for UTF-32 is not recommended. This encoding is rarely used, and
    frequently misimplemented.
 
   <p class=note>This specification does not make any attempt to support
-   UTF-32 in its algorithms; support and use of UTF-32 can thus lead to
-   unexpected behavior in implementations of this specification.
+   EBCDIC-based encodings and UTF-32 in its algorithms; support and use of
+   these encodings can thus lead to unexpected behavior in implementations of
+   this specification.
 
   <h5 id=preprocessing><span class=secno>8.2.2.3. </span>Preprocessing the
    input stream</h5>
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