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Re: ISSUE-11: default-encoding - suggest closing on 2009-08-20

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 23:30:44 -0700
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, addison@yahoo-inc.com
Message-id: <C39957BF-25C0-46F2-B7FC-D6BE2D024DDD@apple.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

Fixed subject line.

On Aug 13, 2009, at 11:06 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

>
> Sam Ruby and Dan Connolly asked me to resend my proposed issue  
> closures in individual emails, with clear subject lines, and Cc'd to  
> the issue originator when possible. Apologies for the spam. If there  
> are no objections, I will close this issue on 2009-08-20.
>
> ------------
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/11
>
> There has been little discussion since the issue is raised. For  
> compatibility reasons, it is not practical to make UTF-8 the default  
> encoding for HTML5 - I believe no implementor of browsers or other  
> influential HTML consumers would be willing to make that change.  
> Therefore I propose we close ISSUE-11 in favor of the current spec  
> text.
>
> The default is defined at <http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#determining-the-character-encoding 
> >, step #7.
>
> Regards,
> Maciej
>
Received on Friday, 14 August 2009 06:31:26 GMT

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