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Re: [widgets] P&C LC, general comments

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 14:43:06 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670906170543m266e2d77i175e8f28e63cde73@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jere.Kapyaho@nokia.com
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
>> 8.11 The content element, definition of charset attribute:
>> - Despite widespread use, the name "charset" is not good. A more accurate
>> name would be "encoding".

I've given another pass at this section:
  A keyword attribute that denotes the character encoding of the file
identified by the src attribute. The allowed value is the "name" or
"alias" of any "Character Set" listed in [IANA-Charsets]. A user agent
 MUST support [UTF-8], which has the "UTF-8" name in [IANA-Charsets];
all other character encodings are optional. It is optional for authors
to use this attribute.

When the value of encoding is absent or in error, the user agent will
assume the default encoding which is the value UTF-8.

Authoring Guideline: Where aliases are given by the [IANA-Charsets],
authors are encouraged to use those aliases marked as "preferred MIME

>> - Suggest to replace "(a user agent are REQUIRED to support [UTF-8])" with
>> "User agents MUST support [UTF-8]."

I had missed this in the last set of comments. Fixed.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Wednesday, 17 June 2009 12:44:09 UTC

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