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Re: [xml-dev] Text/xml with omitted charset parameter

* MURATA Makoto wrote:
>Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> Preferably without.
>Notepad of Windows 2000 always attaches the Unicode signature.
>Bjoern proposed that (1) no changes to MIME or HTTP, (2)
>"XML can just go and mandate UTF-8".
>I think that (2) is inconsistent with (1).

Yes. Inconsistency is no problem, since all mentioned
specifications are inconsistent to each other.

>Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>>  And who cares about consistency? 
>IETF (especially the IESG, which endorses RFCs) does.

No need to define text/xml treatment rules in IETF track.
IETF is just interesting for registration, and well, who
cares about registration.
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