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Re: Indicating browser support for XHTML1.0

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 12:44:32 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20011123.124432.74739014.mimasa@w3.org>
To: www-html@w3.org
"Christian Wolfgang Hujer" <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com> wrote:

> And I know some transformators don't know US-ASCII-7 under that name,

Because such a name had never been registered to IANA. 

  cf. http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets

> you might have to change it to ASCII or US-ASCII,

"ASCII" and "US-ASCII" are aliases of ANSI_X3.4-1968, and US-ASCII
is the preferred MIME name.

Name: ANSI_X3.4-1968                                   [RFC1345,KXS2]
MIBenum: 3
Source: ECMA registry
Alias: iso-ir-6
Alias: ANSI_X3.4-1986
Alias: ISO_646.irv:1991
Alias: ASCII
Alias: ISO646-US
Alias: US-ASCII (preferred MIME name)
Alias: us
Alias: IBM367
Alias: cp367
Alias: csASCII 

> and some might even be case
> sensitive regarding the name of the encoding.

Such transformators are seriously broken.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
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