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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 44

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2004 12:28:26 -0600
Message-ID: <4027D14A.6090707@mit.edu>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

> Your e-mail:
>     http://www.w3.org/mid/200309281922.h8SJMG9O014121@nerd-xing.mit.edu
>     Section 4.4 <
>     http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-CSS21-20030915/syndata.html#q23> What
> 
>     New bullet point added, which allows a UA to infer the charset
>     from the BOM, if the other ways to find the charset fail:
> 
>     4. UA-dependent mechanisms (e.g., guessing based on the BOM)

Isn't guessing based on the BOM more reliable than using the charset 
from the language of the referencing document?  The former is part of 
the sheet itself, while the latter is an external reference that can get 
out of sync...

-Boris
Received on Monday, 9 February 2004 13:28:40 GMT

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