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hixie: Allude to consequences of non-UTF-8 encodings. (whatwg r3386)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 07:10:13 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090710221013.7D5D12BC03@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
hixie: Allude to consequences of non-UTF-8 encodings. (whatwg r3386)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.2516&r2=1.2517&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=3385&to=3386

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2516
retrieving revision 1.2517
diff -u -d -r1.2516 -r1.2517
--- Overview.html	10 Jul 2009 05:28:57 -0000	1.2516
+++ Overview.html	10 Jul 2009 22:09:44 -0000	1.2517
@@ -9445,8 +9445,14 @@
   <a href="#references">[SCSU]</a>
   <!-- no idea what to reference for EBCDIC, so... -->
   <p>Authors are encouraged to use UTF-8. Conformance checkers may
-  advise against authors using legacy encodings.<p>Authoring tools should default to using UTF-8 for newly-created
-  documents.<p>In XHTML, the XML declaration should be used for inline character
+  advise against authors using legacy encodings.<div class="impl">
+
+  <p>Authoring tools should default to using UTF-8 for newly-created
+  documents.</p>
+
+  </div><p class="note">Using non-UTF-8 encodings can have unexpected
+  results on form submission and URL encodings, which use the
+  <a href="#document-s-character-encoding">document's character encoding</a> by default.<p>In XHTML, the XML declaration should be used for inline character
   encoding information, if necessary.<h4 id="the-style-element"><span class="secno">4.2.6 </span>The <dfn><code>style</code></dfn> element</h4><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href="#metadata-content-0">Metadata content</a>.</dd>
    <dd>If the <code title="attr-style-scoped"><a href="#attr-style-scoped">scoped</a></code> attribute is present: <a href="#flow-content-0">flow content</a>.</dd>
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