Re: [css3-syntax][css21] More problems with determining the character encoding

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 9:36 PM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:

> On 10/23/12 4:06 AM, Glenn Adams wrote:
>> If the resource containing the stylesheet and the resource containing
>> the referencing document are both in the same domain (
>> <>), then it might be reasonable. However, if cross
>> domain, then it would be inadvisable.
> That's a possible refinement on what's currently specified and
> implemented, yes.
> That said, it's not clear to me how much we really want to rock the compat
> boat here, unless there are security considerations.
>  Also, it would be useful to point out the use
>> of the charset MIME type parameter on the @type attribute from the
>> linking element, which seems like it would be covered by rule (3), but
>> is not otherwise mentioned.
> In Gecko, it's not considered as a source of encoding information.  I
> don't know what other UAs do, offhand.

Just for clarification, do you mean that the encoding of the referencing
resource is not used or the charset param on @type is not used or both are
not used in FF?

Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 01:07:10 UTC