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

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:26:15 +0400
Cc: "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>
To: "Daniel Glazman" <daniel@glazman.org>, "Leif Halvard Silli" <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Message-ID: <op.wrb8t12my3oazb@chaals.local>
On Wed, 23 Jan 2013 02:55:38 +0400, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@målform.no> wrote:

> 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
> then!

Yes, it seems this could clearly qualify as an independent implementation.



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