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Re: Some text that may be useful for the update of RFC 2376



At 15:29 00/03/15 +0100, Chris Lilley wrote:

> "Martin J. Duerst" wrote:
> > 
> > At 00:21 00/03/15 +0900, MURATA Makoto wrote:
> > 
> > >  >> - XML sent as application/xml (or equivalent):
> > >  >>   - Charset parameter is strongly recommended, and if present,
> > >  >>     it takes precedence.
> > >  >
> > >  >Charset parameter is *disallowed*.
> > 
> > I'm not sure it makes sense to disallow it, but discouraging
> > it might be fine.
> 
> No. Discourage means wool; it means sometimes-this, sometimes-that. It
> means admitting the possibility of conflicting sources of information.

RFC 2396 currently even strongly recommends it, so changing that
to disallowing it doesn't work so easily.


Regards,   Martin.


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