[whatwg] several messages about handling encodings in HTML
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Fri Feb 29 06:53:11 PST 2008
Dnia 29-02-2008, Pt o godzinie 01:21 +0000, Ian Hickson pisze:
> > In 220.127.116.11, I have no idea what's the reason or purpose of point 1,
> > which reads "If the new encoding is UTF-16, change it to UTF-8.". I
> > suspect some misunderstanding.
> This is required because many pages are labelled as UTF-16 but actually
> use UTF-8. For example:
UTF‒16 cannot be transmitted over Internet anyway
so it must be changed to something because what comes in
is certainly not UTF‒16-encoded.
This declaration is in error;
one of the possible universal encodings UTF‒8, UTF‒16LE and UTF‒16BE
should be chosen that produces valid markup for the decoded document.
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