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[Bug 3728] unparsed-text: use of BOM or other heuristics

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Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 18:03:29 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=3728

           Summary: unparsed-text: use of BOM or other heuristics
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Candidate Recommendation
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XSLT 2.0
        AssignedTo: mike@saxonica.com
        ReportedBy: mike@saxonica.com
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org


In discussion of test case mdocs09 at today's telcon (see
http://www.w3.org/Member/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=612) the WG decided that an
implementation of unparsed-text() should be allowed to apply
implementation-dependent heuristics to determine the encoding of the external
file between steps 3 and 4 (this might include reference to a BOM, or for
example auto-detection of a file as HTML with a META tag giving the encoding).

The spec will be changed accordingly.
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