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Re: [XHR] i18n comment 5: charset detection health warning

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 17:50:34 +0100
To: addison@yahoo-inc.com, public-webapi@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t2kbqk0264w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 17:11:37 +0100, <addison@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> Comment:
> Before the section on charset detection in Section 2, there should be a  
> health warning stating something like:
> --
> For interoperability, the use of a Unicode encoding, particularly UTF-8,  
> is RECOMMENDED. Non-Unicode encodings are difficult to detect and  
> effectively limit the range of character data that can be transmitted  
> reliably.
> --

This seems like good advice for an author tutorial. As you can tell, the  
XMLHttpRequest specification is not really intended for authors. Having  
said that, I should probably remove the last mentioning of "authors" out  
of the specification.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 29 November 2007 16:50:00 GMT

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