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[whatwg] Internal character encoding declaration, Drop UTF-32, and UTF and BOM terminology

From: Peter Karlsson <peter@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 13:57:51 -0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <51585.192.168.1.148.1182693471.squirrel@homes.oslo.opera.com>
Ian Hickson:

>> I don't think forbidding BOCU-1 is a good idea. If there is ever a
>> proper specification written of it, it could be very useful as a
>> compression format for documents.
> BOCU-1 has been used for security attacks. It's on the "no fly" list.

Do you have any references on that, or are you thinking about SCSU (which
suffers from the problem of having several valid compressions for each
string)?

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\\// Peter, software engineer, Opera Software ASA
Received on Sunday, 24 June 2007 06:57:51 UTC

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