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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 115 (and 44)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 18:32:24 -0500
Message-Id: <200402182332.i1INWOU3022216@no-knife.mit.edu>
To: "Rijk van Geijtenbeek" <rijk@opera.com>
Cc: "WWW Style" <www-style@w3.org>

> Mozilla refused to use the stylesheet for www.opera.com for a while,  
> because the webmaster had put a comment in it... in Norwegian, using the  
> a-ring character. The stylesheet was send as Latin-1, but didn't contain  
> charset info, and the referring page was utf-8.
> 
> Clear rules on how to handle such a case have their use, I think.

Note that under the current spec such a sheet would be parsed as utf-8, by the
way.... so the website would still be broken in uas that did not do error
correction.

Boris
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