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Re: XMLNS in Inkscape and other editors

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 16:25:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4B0AA95D.5000109@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
CC: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Adam Barth wrote:
> Unfortunately, a browser's content sniffing algorithm is a subtle
> beast.  I would not recommend changing the algorithm because of
> aesthetics.  Instead, I recommend changing the algorithm either (1) to
> improve security, (2) to improve compatibility with web content, or
> (3) to improve interoperability with other browsers.
> ...

(2) and (3) seem to be arguments in favor of handling the UTF-8 BOM.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 23 November 2009 15:26:02 UTC

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