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Re: Polyglot Markup/XML encoding declaration

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 11:33:38 +0300
Cc: HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>, Eliot Graff <eliotgra@microsoft.com>, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-Id: <0F150904-35EE-4647-9C18-13103DB5343D@iki.fi>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
On Jul 23, 2010, at 17:26, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> Proposal: Polyglot Markup should allow the document encoding to be set 
> via the encoding attribute of the XML declaration.

I strongly object to proposals that either make syntax looking like an XML declaration conforming in HTML or that extend the HTML charset sniffing in any way that uses polyglotness as the rationale.

This stuff is complex enough as it is.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Monday, 26 July 2010 08:34:17 UTC

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