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[whatwg] [encoding] utf-16

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 23:51:52 +0100
Message-ID: <20120103235152523155.5c3d4e51@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Henri Sivonen, Mon Jan 2 07:43:07 PST 2012
> On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> And why should there be UTF-16 sniffing?
> 
> The reason why Gecko detects BOMless Basic Latin-only UTF-16
> regardless of the heuristic detector mode is
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=631751

That bug was not solved perfectly. E.g. this page renders readable in 
IE, but not in Firefox: <http://www.hughesrenier.be/actualites.html>. 
(For some reason, it renders well if I download it to my harddisk.)
 
> It's quite possible that Firefox could have gotten away with not
> having this behavior.
-- 
Leif Halvard Silli
Received on Tuesday, 3 January 2012 14:51:52 UTC

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