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Re: Requesting IESG Approval for the Media Type application/xslt+xml, application/xquery+xml, and application/xquery

From: Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 12:27:04 -0400
To: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, public-ietf-w3c@w3.org, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, iesg@ietf.org, Carine Bournez <carine@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20091020162704.GG5522@w3.org>
On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 05:02:19PM +0900, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> I think
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/PER-xquery-20090421/#dt-encoding-declaration
> makes it clear that XQuery documents can be in very much any encoding.  
> So the mention of Latin-1 in the Mime type registration is just an  
> example. As such, it can stay in the registration template or be removed  
> without any effect on interoperability.
>
> [charset expert reviewer hat on]
> However, there is no 'charset' "Latin-1" registered at  
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets. So I strongly suggest to  
> replace it with ISO-8859-1, or leave it out.
> [hat off]

Today the XQuery WG agred to make that change , both for
XQuery 1.1 (in development) and as an errata to XQuery 1.0.

Public record of decision:

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7797

Liam

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