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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2009 01:28:48 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1MCkiH-0008Uh-2D@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv32618

Modified Files:
Log Message:
If you find a declaration while decoding as UTF-16, then ignore it. It can only be correct if it is not giving a different encoding, in which case it's not useful anyway. (credit: kp) (whatwg r3205)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2357
retrieving revision 1.2358
diff -u -d -r1.2357 -r1.2358
--- Overview.html	6 Jun 2009 01:18:15 -0000	1.2357
+++ Overview.html	6 Jun 2009 01:28:46 -0000	1.2358
@@ -53610,6 +53610,12 @@
    pass found that the encoding sniffing algorithm described in the
    earlier section failed to find the right encoding.</li>
+   <li>If the encoding that is already being used to interpret the
+   input stream is a UTF-16 encoding, then set the <a href="#concept-encoding-confidence" title="concept-encoding-confidence">confidence</a> to
+   <i>certain</i> and abort these steps. The new encoding is ignored;
+   if it was anything but the same encoding, then it would be clearly
+   incorrect.</li>
    <li>If the new encoding is a UTF-16 encoding, change it to
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