[Bug 10890] i18n comment : Allow utf-16 meta encoding declarations


Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> 2010-10-07 21:33:39 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> On the other hand, if we don't allow charset=utf-16, then every tutorial, every
> primer, every book, every checker, etc, has to make a detour to explain how
> UTF-16 is different from anything else when telling people how to use encoding
> related markup, which is annoying for both the writer and the reader given that
> we don't want people to use it anyway.

No, all those tutorials/primers/books/checkers just have to tell people to use
UTF-8.  Then the problem doesn't arise.  I doubt any of them actually cover
character encodings beyond saying "Use UTF-8" -- the complexity of other
encodings is just not needed today.

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Received on Thursday, 7 October 2010 21:33:41 UTC