[whatwg] Why is the replacement encoding called "replacement" and not "x-replacement"?
Anne van Kesteren
annevk at annevk.nl
Fri Apr 12 04:22:29 PDT 2013
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 12:17 PM, Peter Occil <poccil14 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why is the replacement encoding called "replacement" and not "x-replacement"?
> As far as I can tell there is no character set or alias called "replacement" in the IANA character
> sets list, so accordingly, the replacement encoding should begin with "x-", as in
> "x-user-defined", also in the Encoding standard.
Well 1) IANA is no longer relevant for encodings and 2)
"x-user-defined" was already named that way.
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