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The encoding attr should trigger Accept-Charset

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 07:16:25 +0100
To: www-xml-xinclude-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <41c18f9a.674729328@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

Dear XML Core Working Group,

  In order to minimize encoding errors for parse="text" processing,
please change the definition of the encoding attribute to include a
requirement that if the attribute has a legal value and the encoding is
supported and the protocol supports such action, that the server is
informed of the encoding attribute value, e.g. for encoding="iso-8859-2"
and a HTTP request, that the request includes

  Accept-Charset: iso-8859-2

such that the server has a chance to provide a proper representation.

regards.
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