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Re: Guessing the fallback encoding from the top-level domain name before trying to guess from the browser localization

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:54:10 +0000
Message-ID: <CADnb78gBkhE_wB_3PmK-xAWjvFtjucFzuOfeDU+Bf6FMsykznw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@hsivonen.fi>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 9:17 AM, "Martin J. Dürst"
<duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp> wrote:
> Overall, I agree with the question by others of what's the expected "ROI" on
> this is. With UTF-8 being more and more popular for Web sites, the return
> for changing fallback encodings is definitely deminishing.

The ROI would be having a universal browser rather than a
locale-specific browser. Or in other words, make the web less
locale-dependent.


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