Encoding single-byte tests

I have just uploaded a set of tests for the Encoding specification. They 
assess whether browsers support single-byte encodings as described in 
the Encoding spec[1] indexes, both for preferred encoding labels and 

See the results at 
As usual you can link to the tests from there.

I incorporated a lot of useful work done by Martin Dürst (thanks 
Martin!) into the test format, but ended up rewriting the tests to 
provide the flexibility I needed for extending them to the alias labels.

There is another results page at 
that shows just the preferred labels, but it has less information about 
partial passes.

Those of you who saw that page before should note that the results are 
now slightly different. I haven't tracked down the cause, but I suspect 
that silent codepoint changes in my editor were to blame for the initial 

Of course, send any comments/bugs to me, but note that I'm on vacation 
until Wednesday (and I really need a break after doing this!).


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-encoding-20140128/#encodings

Received on Saturday, 23 August 2014 16:40:33 UTC