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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: image/svg+xml;charset=""

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 11:54:44 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411231152360.14260@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004, Robin Berjon wrote:
> >
> > 6. The image/svg+xml MIME type should have a "charset" parameter so
> > that it can be handled consistently whether UAs support that MIME type
> > directly or just via RFC3023 support.
> 
> Why oh why? The charset parameter can only be one of superfluous, or in
> contradiction with the XML content.

Because otherwise, as I wrote in the comment, content will be handled 
inconsistenctly based on whether the UA supports the MIME type directly or 
just via RFC3023 support. (As seen, for example, with the W3C validator.)

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