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Re: Feedback on http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-declarations-new

From: Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar@bittersmann.de>
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:57:05 +0100
Message-ID: <531265C1.3000109@bittersmann.de>
To: www-international@w3.org
Henri Sivonen scripsit (2014-02-28 16:03+01:00):
> I think the section "Working with polyglot and XML formats", if
> retained at all, should go under "Obscure details you should not need
> to know".

I tend to disagree here. There still are developers who see the benefits 
in using XML syntax, i.e. polyglot HTML5. And who maybe even serve their 
content as XML to clients like validators and as text.html to clients 
like browsers.


> Please delete "It is possible to invent your own encoding names
> preceded by x-, but this is not usually a good idea since it limits
> interoperability." It has no relevance to authoring documents that
> will be viewed in Web browsers.

That’s what I say. ;-)


On a related note, I have a  translation into German that should be 
up-to-date with the original as of now, available at 
http://dev.bittersmann.de/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-declarations-new.de

German readers, please send your feedback to the translation to my email 
address.

Thanks,
Gunnar
Received on Saturday, 1 March 2014 22:57:28 UTC

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