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[whatwg] Unicode as alias for UTF-16 (was Re: Default encoding to UTF-8?)

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:44:33 -0500
Message-ID: <20111219194433.GA4886@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2011-12-19 17:17 +0200, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Leif Halvard Silli
> <xn--mlform-iua at xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> > I discovered that "UNICODE" is
> > used as alias for "UTF-16" in IE and Webkit.
> ...
> > Seemingly, this has not affected Firefox users too much.
> 
> It surprises me greatly that Gecko doesn't treat "unicode" as an alias
> for "utf-16".

Why?  If it's not needed, why shouldn't WebKit and IE drop it?

-David

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