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

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 15:53:36 +0100
Message-ID: <41A4A070.7000608@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-svg@w3.org

Robin Berjon wrote:
> 
> Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> 
>> * Robin Berjon wrote:
>>
>>> Those are the precise people we do *not* want to put the burden of 
>>> resolving this on. They will have to deal with uncooperative server 
>>> administrators that'll refuse to let them control the character 
>>> encoding because all they (think they) know about character encodings 
>>> is that you have to provide one to avoid certain XSS attacks.
>>
>> Are you saying that the proposed registration would avoid that, i.e.,
>> that http://www.bjoernsworld.de/temp/utf8-or-iso-8859-1.svg must be
>> considered UTF-8 encoded by all implementations?
> 
> Ideally yes. It is, after all, what the XML document says.

However, that's not how HTTP works.
Received on Wednesday, 24 November 2004 14:54:03 UTC

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