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Re: charset parameter

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 04:40:32 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
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* Terje Bless wrote:
>When it comes time to parse the markup, you already have
>a charset; the XML/HTML rules do not govern HTTP.

They do for conforming applications.

>In practice you have to decide between "Assume ISO-8859-1 as that's what
>/people/ tend to assume" or "Assume nothing as people will get it wrong
>some part of the time".

That's what I told you in late april this year, e.g.
in <dv4ket89l1g6erqvlqp5iu909soqv4glte@4ax.com>.
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