Re: TAG Decision on Rescinding the request to the HTML WG to develop a polyglot guide

On Wed, 23 Jan 2013 02:55:38 +0400, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@må> wrote:

> Daniel Glazman, Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:52:54 +0100:
>> On 20/01/13 03:48, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>>> Next version of BlueGriffon will permit "only UTF-8 in xhtml5" and will
>>> also insert <meta charset="UTF-8"/> in XHTML5. [1] See the bug report.
>>> [2] If BG would also also do away with the XML declaration, then I
>>> would consider Blue Griffon’s XHTML5 mode as polyglot. Here is hoping.
>>> [1]  
>>> [2]
>> I am about to release BlueGriffon 1.6 so this is clearly too late for
>> this version.
>> So, if for 1.7, I add a "Polyglot" checkbox to the New Document dialog
>> in the case of html5 (xml serialization), will you consider BlueGriffon
>> as an implementation? That checkbox would strip the xml declaration from
>> the document serialization on save or PUT.
> I would definitely propose it to this WG as a polyglot implementation
> then!

Yes, it seems this could clearly qualify as an independent implementation.



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