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RE: For review: 6 new and 2 updated articles about character encoding

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:37:33 +0100
To: "'Gunnar Bittersmann'" <gunnar@bittersmann.de>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <020e01cb446b$70044ab0$500ce010$@org>
> From: www-international-request@w3.org [mailto:www-international-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gunnar Bittersmann
> Sent: 14 August 2010 18:09
> To: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: For review: 6 new and 2 updated articles about character
> encoding
> 
> Some thoughts on various new/updated articles:
> 
> 1)
> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-
> declarations.en.php#quick
> 
> a) XHTML 1.x served with text/html MIME type:
> The 'meta' element must be closed with a trailing slash:
> <meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html;charset=UTF-8"/>

Good catch. Fixed.

> 
> b) XHTML 1.x served as XML:
> In a XML declaration, 'encoding' ist not really an attribute. The phrase
> would better read:
> Use the encoding pseudo-attribute…

Yep. Changed to 'use the encoding declaration...' which is what the XML spec calls it.

> 
> c) The same applies below at
> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-
> declarations.en.php#xmldeclaration
> encoding pseudo-attribute

Ditto.

> 
> 
> 2)
> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-choosing-
> encodings.en.php#avoid
> 
> Proposal: Documents /must not/ use… ('not' also in italics)

Done.

> 
> 3) http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-escapes.en.php#cssescapes
> 
> Proposal: Add the advice to always close NCRs in CSS with a trailing space.

Hmm. Not sure about that.

> 
> The footer says: Content first published 2010-08-12
> but the article has been around for years before (sans part about CSS).

Fixed.

Thanks!
RI

> 
> Regards,
> Gunnar
> 
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