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Re: Requesting a revision of RFC3023

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 11:17:36 -0700
Message-ID: <3F6B4840.9060106@textuality.com>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, ietf-xml-mime@imc.org, WWW-Tag <www-tag@w3.org>

Martin Duerst wrote:

>> I can live with removing the STRONGLY RECOMMENDED status and an
>> informative note that you typically do not need to specifiy the
>> charset parameter but anything beyond that goes much too far.
> 
> I quite agree with this statement.

At the very least, you have to explain the harmful consequences of 
getting the charset wrong and the fact that in normal operational 
scenarios, if you leave it off you are less likely to have problems than 
if you provide it. -Tim
Received on Friday, 19 September 2003 14:17:39 GMT

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