ISSUE-60: Omit the either/or list

Omit the either/or list

Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
3. Character Encoding

WG Approved: Yes

" In short, for correct character encoding, polyglot markup must either: "

The MUST is too strong. There is no problem with using more than one declaration, and in an earlier comment we said that we recommend that you have a readable declaration in the source in addition to a UTF8/16 encoding.

I think it is better just to omit the list and it's lead-in paragraph "In short, for correct ...".

The information is contained in the following paragraph that starts with "If polyglot markup uses an encoding other than..."

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  1. Review of tracker issues for best practices (part II) (from on 2015-03-28)
  2. [minutes] Internationalization WG telecon 2011-07-27 (from on 2011-07-27)

Related notes:

[r12a]: Omit the either/or list

27 Jul 2011, 15:22:32

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