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Re: Comments on Part 1: Encoding declaration

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 1997 11:19:22 -0400
Message-Id: <199706031519.LAA00494@nathaniel.ebt>
To: ricko@allette.com.au
CC: murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>* default is UTF-8 for top-level, or inherited if an external entity 
>  reference (!not a link). 
>* but BOM overrides this: Unicode
>* but encoding PI overrides this
>* else...any kind of autodetect or user preference list or locale-setting

I would say that things like HTTP charset labelling should override
all of the above. Is that the intent of this?
Received on Tuesday, 3 June 1997 11:20:07 EDT

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