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Bug 610 - Authoring tools - use UTF-8 please. (bug 6993)
Authoring tools - use UTF-8 please. (bug 6993)
Status: NEW
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General
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: P2 normal
Assigned To: Nobody
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Reported: 2009-07-14 15:02 CEST by Henri Sivonen
Modified: 2009-11-23 17:17 CET (History)
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Description Henri Sivonen 2009-07-14 15:02:33 CEST
Index: source
--- source	(revision 3281)
+++ source	(revision 3282)
@@ -10761,6 +10761,9 @@
   <p>Authors are encouraged to use UTF-8. Conformance checkers may
   advise against authors using legacy encodings.</p>
+  <p>Authoring tools should default to using UTF-8 for newly-created
+  documents.</p>
   <p>In XHTML, the XML declaration should be used for inline character
   encoding information, if necessary.</p>