[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 17537] Try MIME before trying IANA names when enumerating ICU converters

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Tue Feb 26 12:58:19 PST 2008


------- Comment #2 from jungshik.shin at gmail.com  2008-02-26 12:58 PDT -------
IANA lists charsets (character encodings) with multiple aliases. In 'MIME
context', using the preferred MIME name (alias) in the IANA charset registry
makes sense, doesn't it? MIME names are widely used in email, html documents
and http header fields. (as you quoted, http and html adopted some of MIME

Have you ever seen a web server emitting
'Extended_UNIX_Code_Packed_Format_for_Japanes'  or a web document with meta
charset declaration (email )  with that long name?  There may be few, but the
vast majority use 'EUC-JP', don't they? 

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