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

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Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 13:57:01 +0000
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--- 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

(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:

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