RE: Auto-detect and encodings in HTML5

Maciej Stachowiak [] wrote:
>I think it would be pretty poor if some indicator of the document  
>version (e.g. the doctype or as suggested by someone else a version  
>parameter in the Content-Type header) changed the default charset.  

As much as I'm well documented in favor of having a versioned doctype, I agree that changing the default charset from its current de facto Win1252 value would be a bad idea, largely for the gradual adoption desire that Maciej mentioned.


Received on Monday, 1 June 2009 16:36:30 UTC