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[whatwg] Superset encodings [Re: ISO-8859-* and the C1 control range]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 04:52:32 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910190446070.9145@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 18 Jul 2009, ?istein E. Andersen wrote:
> On 7 Jul 2009, at 09:25, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Tue, 9 Jun 2009, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > > [S]hould HTML5 mention that Windows-932 maps to Windows-31J? (It does
> > > not appear in the IANA registry.)
> > 
> > I've added this mapping too, just in case.
> 
> > Added x-sjis. What are the other mappings that would be good?
> 
> Potentially quite a few...  The following do not appear in the IANA registry
> and seem to be supported in IE as well as in at least two of the three
> browsers Safari, Firefox and Opera. [...]

I've noted your e-mail here:

   http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Web_Encodings#E-mails

...and moved the whole thing out of the spec. I think the conclusion is 
that we should just do this using IANA aliases.

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