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Re: [css-syntax] ISSUE-329: @charset has no effect on stylesheet??

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:56:45 -0500
To: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20140124165645.GA19502@mercury.ccil.org>
Zack Weinberg scripsit:

> (I suppose a position consistent with all of the above would be 'for
> new content, use utf-8 and put a byte order mark on it' but I reject
> this because I don't like invisible in-band metadata any more than I
> like out-of-band metadata.)

What is more, it breaks pure-ASCII stylesheets.  Pure ASCII is an important
subset of UTF-8, and it should not be made impractical to use.

-- 
An observable characteristic is not necessarily         John Cowan
a functional requirement.  --John Hudson                cowan@ccil.org
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