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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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