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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:33:54 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1MxehX-0003IR-0C@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv12657

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
List the default encodings by locale. (whatwg r4126)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3280
retrieving revision 1.3281
diff -u -d -r1.3280 -r1.3281
--- Overview.html	13 Oct 2009 09:33:08 -0000	1.3280
+++ Overview.html	13 Oct 2009 10:33:51 -0000	1.3281
@@ -54146,14 +54146,120 @@
 
    </li>
 
-   <li><p>Otherwise, return an implementation-defined or
-   user-specified default character encoding, with the <a href="#concept-encoding-confidence" title="concept-encoding-confidence">confidence</a>
-   <i>tentative</i>. In controlled environments or in environments
-   where the encoding of documents can be prescribed (for example, for
-   user agents intended for dedicated use in new networks), the more
-   comprehensive <code title="">UTF-8</code> encoding is
-   suggested. Due to its use in legacy content, <code title="">windows-1252</code> is suggested as a default in
-   predominantly Western locales instead.</li>
+   <li>
+
+    <p>Otherwise, return an implementation-defined or user-specified
+    default character encoding, with the <a href="#concept-encoding-confidence" title="concept-encoding-confidence">confidence</a>
+    <i>tentative</i>.</p>
+
+    <p>In controlled environments or in environments where the
+    encoding of documents can be prescribed (for example, for user
+    agents intended for dedicated use in new networks), the
+    comprehensive <code title="">UTF-8</code> encoding is
+    suggested.</p>
+
+    <p>In other environments, the default encoding is typically
+    dependent on the user's locale (an approximation of the languages,
+    and thus typically encodings, of the pages that the user is likely
+    to frequent). The following table gives suggested defaults based
+    on the user's locale, for compatibility with legacy content:</p>
+
+    <!-- based on mozilla 1.9.1 localizations: 
+         http://mxr.mozilla.org/l10n-mozilla1.9.1/find?string=global%2Fintl.properties&tree=l10n-mozilla1.9.1&hint= -->
+
+    <table><thead><tr><th>Locale
+       <th>Suggested default encoding
+     <tbody><tr><td>ar
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>be
+       <td>ISO-8859-5
+
+      <tr><td>bg
+       <td>windows-1251
+
+      <tr><td>cs<!-- -CZ -->
+       <td>ISO-8859-2
+
+      <tr><td>cy
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>fa<!-- -IR -->
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>he<!-- -IL -->
+       <td>windows-1255
+
+      <tr><td>hr
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>hu<!-- -HU -->
+       <td>ISO-8859-2
+
+      <tr><td>ja <!-- and ja-JP-mac -->
+       <td>windows-31J <!-- Shift_JIS -->
+
+      <tr><td>kk
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>ko<!-- -KR -->
+       <td>windows-949 <!-- EUC-KR -->
+
+      <tr><td>ku
+       <td>windows-1254 <!-- ISO-8859-9 -->
+
+      <tr><td>lt
+       <td>windows-1257
+
+      <tr><td>lv<!-- -LV -->
+       <td>ISO-8859-13
+
+      <tr><td>mk<!-- -MK -->
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>or
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>pl<!-- -PL -->
+       <td>ISO-8859-2
+
+      <tr><td>ro
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>ru
+       <td>windows-1251
+
+      <tr><td>sk
+       <td>windows-1250
+
+      <tr><td>sl
+       <td>ISO-8859-2
+
+      <tr><td>sr
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>th
+       <td>windows-874 <!-- TIS-620 -->
+
+      <tr><td>tr<!-- -TR -->
+       <td>windows-1254 <!-- ISO-8859-9 -->
+
+      <tr><td>uk
+       <td>windows-1251
+
+      <tr><td>vi
+       <td>UTF-8
+
+      <tr><td>zh-CN
+       <td>GB18030
+
+      <tr><td>zh-TW
+       <td>Big5
+
+      <tr><td>All other locales
+       <td>windows-1252
+
+    </table></li>
 
   </ol><p>The <a href="#document-s-character-encoding">document's character encoding</a> must immediately
   be set to the value returned from this algorithm, at the same time
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