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Re: For review: Update to "Declaring character encodings in HTML"

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:26:19 +0000
Message-ID: <531EBA9B.2010101@w3.org>
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Thanks for the comments.

On 11/03/2014 03:13, Charles McCathie Nevile wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:20:35 +0100, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-declarations-new

> The first example of how a document starts that I could find in the HTML
> 5.1 nightly is as follows
>
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <html lang="en">
> <head>
> <title>Swapping Songs</title>
>
> The first one in this page is
>
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <head>
> <meta charset="UTF-8"/>
>
> I suggest that in this new document you add an html element to that
> pattern. And maybe a lang attribute.

Erk. Thanks for spotting that! Now fixed.

> And that good feedback to the HTML spec would help align the two
> examples...
>
>> After the review period is over, this content will be copied to the
>> same location as the current version of the document, ie.
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-html-encoding-declarations
>>
>> and the URL of the updated version will cease to exist.
>
> Why not redirect it to the newly current version?

I don't see any gain to that - only disadvantages - especially for me 
maintaining the stuff. This shadow version is only available for a very 
short time.

RI
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