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Re: UTF-8 signature / BOM in CSS

From: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 20:01:09 -0500
To: www-international@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <3FD3CD55.3020608@yergeau.com>

L. David Baron a écrit  :
>> > EncodingDecl = [BOM][@charset=<foobar>]
>> >
>> >with the additional constraint that EncodingDecl must occur at the 
>> >start of the stylesheet.
> I think the main advantage of such a change would be clarity.  (Or is
> there some other advantage you were thinking of?)

No, just that: make it explicit.

>  I agree that it makes
> it clearer that the BOM is allowed, but it might make it less clear that
> the processing of the encoding declaration is an entirely separate
> process from the tokenization and parsing of the stylesheet.

Hmmm, good point, but isn't it already the case with @charset?

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