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Re: Rough sketch for an I-D (a successor of RFC 3023)

From: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 20:51:12 -0500
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-id: <3FA1C010.4040304@yergeau.com>

Chris Lilley a écrit  :
> RFC 2781 states:
> 
>> An exception to the "SHOULD" rule of using "UTF-16BE" or "UTF-16LE"
>> would occur with document formats that mandate a BOM in UTF-16 text,
>> thereby requiring the use of the "UTF-16" tag only.
> 
> I would interpret XML 1.0 without an encoding declaration as being
> such a system, and thus being conformant to RFC 2781.

Correct.  In fact, this sentence was put in 2781 especially for XML.

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François
Received on Thursday, 30 October 2003 20:51:31 GMT

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