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Re: HTML5 Issue 11 (encoding detection): I18N WG response...

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 10:44:52 +0300
Cc: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8DFFBEA6-CBDE-4724-884D-FC5AAEBF8240@iki.fi>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On Oct 12, 2009, at 08:57, Ian Hickson wrote:

> Certainly not perfect, but I'm not sure what would be better without  
> going
> into extreme detail and listing specific countries.


It probably wouldn't make sense to build an exhaustive lists of  
locales where browsers default to Windows-1252, but wouldn't it be  
feasible to build an exhaustive list of the locales where browsers  
*don't* default to Windows-1252 (e.g. by grepping Firefox localization  
files)?

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
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Received on Monday, 12 October 2009 07:45:30 UTC

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