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Re: SVG12: charset parameter for image/svg+xml

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 22:41:36 +0100
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, ietf-types@iana.org
Message-ID: <41d6ac82.636230511@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Chris Lilley wrote:
>>>BH> The W3C Markup Validator considers resources such as
>>>
>>>BH>   Content-Type: image/svg+xml;charset=iso-8859-1
>>>
>>>BH>   <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
>>>BH>   ...
>>>
>>>BH> ISO-8859-1 encoded.
>>>
>>>Yes, there are two inconsistent pieces of metadata and the markup
>>>validator correctly applies the rules to determine which to use.
>
>BH> What makes you think there is inconsistent metadata here?
>
>The encoding is declared in two places, and they are different. One is
>the charset parameter, and one is the xml encoding declaration.

Why does the charset parameter in the example above declare an encoding?
>From http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-SVG12-20041027/mimereg.html it should
be clear that the is no charset parameter and it thus cannot have such
semantics, so there is no inconsistency here.
Received on Monday, 1 November 2004 21:42:25 UTC

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