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Re: Determination of Encoding (Re: Invasion of the pseudo-people ...)

From: Murata Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 1997 23:15:12 +0900
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Rick Jelliffe writes:
>> Other information or huristics such as "Metadata provided 
>> by the native OS file system or by document management 
>> software" (4.3.3, Part 1) should not be used.   
>
>If you say MIME and PI must agree, else it indicates a system error,
>then surely you should also require  MIME and OS metadata must
>agree?

I would like to keep that issue outside the scope of XML.

In a local environment, the user or implementor might want to 
do what is not allowed in XML (e.g., using OS metadata, encoding 
inheritance, etc).  As far as they are aware that their 
documents are not XML, this is ok.  

Makoto
 
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