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Re: XMLNS in Inkscape and other editors

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 11:05:23 -0800
Message-ID: <7789133a0911231105g7ee41193ufd4a65f229c9a856@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:46 AM, Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net> wrote:
>> You're correct that BOMs are optional when you correctly specify the
>> media type of your content.
>
> Sorry if I'm off track or too limited in the definition, but no, I thought
> the BOM was optional if you intended to serve utf-8 regardless of the media
> type. Independent of anything else, if you get a utf-8 BOM, then you have
> utf-8. If you don't get a BOM it is also utf-8 (except for those media types
> that would never use utf-8?). Either way, in principle you know you have
> utf-8 (except for those media types that would never use utf-8?). .

Indeed, which is why the response is treated as text/plain instead of
application/octet-stream.

Adam
Received on Monday, 23 November 2009 19:06:17 UTC

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