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[Bug 23971] New: Define an encoding for formerly latin1

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Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:15:58 +0000
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-23971-4285@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23971

            Bug ID: 23971
           Summary: Define an encoding for formerly latin1
           Product: WHATWG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Encoding
          Assignee: annevk@annevk.nl
          Reporter: annevk@annevk.nl
        QA Contact: sideshowbarker+encodingspec@gmail.com
                CC: mike@w3.org, www-international@w3.org

The web does not have latin1, but we do need it for HTTP and stuff. We should
probably also expose it to the API.

"identity" makes some sense, but only in one direction. "bikeshed" also makes
sense.

We should not expose this encoding to HTTP charset= or <meta> overrides. This
is only for internal matters (such as XMLHttpRequest) and developers using the
API.

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