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Re: Polyglot Markup/XML encoding declaration

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 12:06:52 +0200
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>, Eliot Graff <eliotgra@microsoft.com>, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100802120652255137.aa53efc3@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Leif Halvard Silli, Mon, 2 Aug 2010 10:29:57 +0200:
> Tantek Çelik, Sun, 1 Aug 2010 17:40:55 -0700:
>> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:

> 	(5) Another way, is to make it illegal - in HTML5/XHTML5 itself(!) - 
> to let <meta charset="*"/> contain any other value than "UTF-8", 
> whenever it occurs in a XHTML5 context - bug 10283. [3] This is 
> reasonable, as I don't see that allowing any other encoding than UTF-8 
> inside meta@charset, supports the justification found in HTML5  - "to 
> facilitate migration to and from XHTML".

> [3] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10283

Per a comment in the bug report from Henri, it appears HTML5 already 
disallows any other string than "UTF-8" inside meta@charset in the 
XHTML5 syntax. Thus there is no need to allow the XML encoding 
declaration, for the purpose of making HTML and XHTML even.
leif halvard silli
Received on Monday, 2 August 2010 10:07:32 GMT

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