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Re: [whatwg] Why is the replacement encoding called "replacement" and not "x-replacement"?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:22:29 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78i1PP5y_UFwDKA-HBydCVjugJg4rt9RBrkNGSf5M9m+4Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Occil <poccil14@gmail.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 12:17 PM, Peter Occil <poccil14@gmail.com> wrote:
> Why is the replacement encoding called "replacement" and not "x-replacement"?
>
> As far as I can tell there is no character set or alias called "replacement" in the IANA character
> sets list, so accordingly, the replacement encoding should begin with "x-", as in
> "x-user-defined", also in the Encoding standard.

Well 1) IANA is no longer relevant for encodings and 2)
"x-user-defined" was already named that way.


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