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[CSS21] BOM vs HTTP charset

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 14:43:41 +0100
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v89e23a7bunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
According to a bug on the HTML5 spec, there are Web compatibility issues  
with the current encoding sniffing algorithm (where the HTTP charset  
parameter overrides a BOM).

To maintain consistency, the CSS spec would need to change too.

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15359

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Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Monday, 6 February 2012 13:44:20 GMT

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