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Re: Requesting a revision of RFC3023

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 13:19:46 -0400
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To: MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>, ietf-xml-mime@imc.org, WWW-Tag <www-tag@w3.org>

At 21:25 03/09/19 +0900, MURATA Makoto wrote:

>On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 03:50:11 +0200
>Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> > Depends on the format. Formats should provide means to specify
> > the encoding, if they do not they are BAD, broken as designed.
>If we really promote in-band declarations, we should recommend
>one mechanism for all textual formats.  I think that CSS style
>declaration (@chaset) is the best I have seen.

Can you explain what in particular you like about the CSS
mechanism? Do you expect that all formats would use exactly
the same character sequence, or only that they would use
the same structure?

As an example, should C/C++ use '@charset', or should they
use a more C-like '#charset'?

Regards,    Martin.

>If the TAG recommends
>this mechanism for all formats except XML and HTML, that would
>be one reasonable principle.
>MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>
Received on Friday, 19 September 2003 14:05:21 UTC

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