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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-125

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 22:29:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4CDF034D.8000008@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 13.11.2010 22:21, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Nov 2010, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> On Sat, 13 Nov 2010, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>>
>>> ...however tests show that Internet Explorer ([1]) does indeed obey the
>>> HTTP parsing rules, so it's highly doubtful that it's actually needed
>>> for "backwards compatibility".
>>
>> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/html/parsing/encoding/113.html
>> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/html/parsing/encoding/116.html
>> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/html/parsing/encoding/118.html
>> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/html/parsing/encoding/123.html
>
> Apologies, the above tests are for ISSUE-126.

Yes, that's a separate issue.

I agree that different UAs have different bugs with respect to this.

But as long as you don't supply evidence that all of them do the *same* 
wrong thing, there's no reason to require that behavior "for 
compatibility with existing content".


Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 13 November 2010 21:30:33 UTC

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