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[whatwg] Drop UTF-32

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 13:34:56 +0300
Message-ID: <DAB20E74-827D-49F5-AB16-5E79745B41B2@iki.fi>
On May 16, 2007, at 20:00, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:

> Including it in a few encoding detection algorithms is no big deal  
> on us implementers: as the spec stands we aren't required to  
> support it anyway. All the spec requires is that we include it  
> within our encoding detections (so, if we don't support it, we can  
> then reject it).

What's the right thing for an implementation to do when UTF-32 is not  
supported? Decode as Windows-1252? Does that make sense?

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 4 June 2007 03:34:56 UTC

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