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

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 07:45:54 -0500
Message-ID: <4D3D7482.4090703@intertwingly.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 01/24/2011 07:35 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 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.

Are we likely to see any further concrete proposals as a result of this 
discussion?

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 24 January 2011 12:46:28 UTC

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