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Re: removing the srcdoc

From: Kornel <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 17:33:27 +0000
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1ED4C3BB-39CF-435D-A2C8-726C953BA3F9@geekhood.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 26 Jan 2010, at 17:19, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> Why do yo need the charset param, why do you need the DOCTYPE?
> If you omit the charset, I think it will attempt to default to
> windows-1252.  At least, it apparently will with text/html.  Not sure
> what happens with text/html-sandboxed.
> The DOCTYPE is required or else the page will be in quirks mode.

I think it would make sense to define that text/html-sandboxed  
defaults to UTF-8 and standards mode. Windows charset and quirks are  
needed only for backwards compatibility, and there is no such need in  
case of sandbox.

regards, Kornel
Received on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 17:34:05 UTC

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