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Re: Requesting a revision of RFC3023

From: MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 20:56:08 +0900
To: ietf-xml-mime@imc.org, "WWW-Tag" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20030919081334.E237.MURATA@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>


> > [5] http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~eb2m-mrt/charsetDetection.html
> 
> I was quite surprised you didn't address the role of byte order marks.
> BOMs are not limited to XML, neither do they depend on MIME or HTTP. Of
> course, they can only be used for UTF encodings.

Thanks for this comment.  I think that the use of the BOM or Unicode signature 
is an example of charset sniffing based on byte patterns.  However, I agree that 
my document was not clear enough.  I revised it.

Cheers,

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MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>
Received on Friday, 19 September 2003 08:17:53 GMT

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