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Re: CfC: close ISSUE-125 charset-vs-quotes by amicable resolution

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 13:35:10 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Message-ID: <op.vptbwvey64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 13:25:02 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> On 24.01.2011 13:17, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> The HTTP syntax. It cuts both ways. If clients are not compatible with
>> IE, the HTTP syntax is not compatible with them either. And as you
>> indicated yourself it is not clear that IE is fully conforming to it
>> anyway. (Please note that this and below are a side argument from the
>> above. The above is about <meta> which does not need to adhere to the
>> HTTP syntax.)
>
> I don't see how the syntax "breaks" any clients.

If, as you say, changing the syntax breaks IE, then keeping the syntax  
breaks Opera/Chrome/Firefox/Safari.


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Anne van Kesteren
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