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Re: TAG Decision on Rescinding the request to the HTML WG to develop a polyglot guide

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 23:55:38 +0100
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel@glazman.org>
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
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Daniel Glazman, Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:52:54 +0100:
> On 20/01/13 03:48, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> Next version of BlueGriffon will permit "only UTF-8 in xhtml5" and will
>> also insert <meta charset="UTF-8"/> in XHTML5. [1] See the bug report.
>> [2] If BG would also also do away with the XML declaration, then I
>> would consider Blue Griffon’s XHTML5 mode as polyglot. Here is hoping.
>> [1] http://bluegriffon.org/post/2012/12/03/BlueGriffon-progress-20121202

>> [2] http://bugzilla.bluegriffon.org/show_bug.cgi?id=460

> I am about to release BlueGriffon 1.6 so this is clearly too late for
> this version.
> So, if for 1.7, I add a "Polyglot" checkbox to the New Document dialog
> in the case of html5 (xml serialization), will you consider BlueGriffon
> as an implementation? That checkbox would strip the xml declaration from
> the document serialization on save or PUT.

I would definitely propose it to this WG as a polyglot implementation 
leif halvard silli
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