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Re: default charset broken

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2003 16:23:07 -0400
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To: Kjetil Torgrim Homme <kjetilho@ifi.uio.no>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>

At 10:45 03/06/08 +0200, Kjetil Torgrim Homme wrote:

>I propose this order
>    explicit HTTP charset
>    charset attribute
>    implicit HTTP (== ISO-8859-1)

Now here we go. Yet another charset priority proposal (YACPP?).

Your 'layering violation' or 'HTTP as an IETF proposed standard
has priority' argumentations, would not allow for the
implicit HTTP default to come after <meta>,...

By the way, there is another very strong oppinion, in particular
among XML people: Ignore the HTTP charset altogether, only use
the encoding attribute on the xml declaration.

Regards,  Martin.
Received on Sunday, 8 June 2003 17:32:40 UTC

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