W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html-bugzilla@w3.org > August 2011

[Bug 13771] Encodings 'misinterpreted for compatibility' should risk fatal error in XHTML

From: <bugzilla@jessica.w3.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 13:57:01 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1QsbBV-000197-RV@jessica.w3.org>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13771

--- Comment #9 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-08-14 13:57:01 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> Encodings and their labels apply to HTML, XML, CSS, etc.

That page does not talk about 'HTML, XML, CSS etc' - it talks about "Web" and
"HTML".


(In reply to comment #8)
> To make it even more clear, us-ascii will become a label for the windows-1252
> encoding.

Such a thing is probably not very useful for XML. Moreover, it seems smartest
to forbid the "US-ASCII" label, if it isn't supposed to have the intended
meaning anymore.


BTW, Validator.nu behaves as requested by this bug:
http://validator.nu/?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fmalform.no%2Ftesting%2Fhtml5%2Fbom%2Fascii

-- 
Configure bugmail: http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are the QA contact for the bug.
Received on Sunday, 14 August 2011 13:57:03 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 16:31:16 UTC