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Re: removing the srcdoc

From: Kornel <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 17:33:27 +0000
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1ED4C3BB-39CF-435D-A2C8-726C953BA3F9@geekhood.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 26 Jan 2010, at 17:19, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> Why do yo need the charset param, why do you need the DOCTYPE?
>
> If you omit the charset, I think it will attempt to default to
> windows-1252.  At least, it apparently will with text/html.  Not sure
> what happens with text/html-sandboxed.
>
> The DOCTYPE is required or else the page will be in quirks mode.

I think it would make sense to define that text/html-sandboxed  
defaults to UTF-8 and standards mode. Windows charset and quirks are  
needed only for backwards compatibility, and there is no such need in  
case of sandbox.

-- 
regards, Kornel
Received on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 17:34:05 UTC

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