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

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:10:46 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMhwg3NDPWpvPUFCGN-uiJqVA=OzzD+qfMPm7jsjqtDeMQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:44 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> Every HTML document should include a <meta charset=utf-8> in its head.

Every *new* HTML document, absolutely.  And if you're working on a
brand new site and you can be sure that all your content is new,
that's great.

*Old* HTML documents, however, get their style updated rather more
often than they get their encoding tampered with.  (In my opinion,
based on anecdotal evidence from web developers.)
Received on Friday, 24 January 2014 17:11:13 UTC

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