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Re: Bobby user checks

From: Carlos A Velasco <Carlos.Velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 14:52:35 +0200
Message-ID: <4087C013.3000906@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi Nick,

On 04/22/2004 02:00 PM, Nick Kew wrote:
> That's rather different, isn't it?  The various RFCs define default
> charsets, so we have ISO-8859-1 for text/html served over HTTP,
> ASCII for text/xml served over HTTP, and UTF-8 for XML in isolation.
> IMO allowing users to override that is a slippery slope to
> ignoring standards altogether.

We call it a customer's requirement, whether you like it or not. It is not a 
matter of who is more faithful to standards.


Dr Carlos A Velasco - mailto:Carlos.Velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de
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