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[whatwg] Default encoding to UTF-8?

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 13:19:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CABirCh-fZtuC1JV-FME_7fO7zUuZHe6vcyTRdx1pbvG+oWKe=g@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 12:57 PM, Sergiusz Wolicki <sergiusz at wolicki.com>wrote:

> No. As far as I understand, HTML5 defines US-ASCII to be the default and
> requires that any other encoding is explicitly declared. I do like this
> approach.
>

The default is implementation-defined, not ASCII.  See step 8 of:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/parsing.html#determining-the-character-encoding

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Glenn Maynard
Received on Monday, 5 December 2011 10:19:55 UTC

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