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3679Remove reliance on UTS22, which is apparently too loose. This will be addressed by registering aliases instead. Anne's apparently leading that effort.2009-08-26 03:58
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--- source	(revision 3678)
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@@ -4776,13 +4776,11 @@
 
   <p>When comparing a string specifying a character encoding with the
   name or alias of a character encoding to determine if they are
-  equal, user agents must use the Charset Alias Matching rules defined
-  in Unicode Technical Standard #22. <a
-  href="#refsUTS22">[UTS22]</a></p>
+  equal, user agents must remove any leading or trailing <span
+  title="space character">space characters</span> in both names, and
+  then perform the comparison in an <span>ASCII
+  case-insensitive</span> manner.</p>
 
-  <p class="example">For instance, "GB_2312-80" and "g.b.2312(80)" are
-  considered equivalent names.</p>
-
 <!-- this bit will be replaced by actual alias registrations in due course -->
 
   <p>In addition, user agents must support the aliases given in the
@@ -87710,14 +87708,6 @@
    Mail-Safe Transformation Format of Unicode</a></cite>,
    D. Goldsmith, M. Davis. IETF, May 1997.</dd>
 
-   <dt id="refsUTS22">[UTS22]</dt>
-   <dd><cite><a
-   href="http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr22/#Charset_Alias_Matching">Charset
-   Alias Matching</a></cite>. In <cite><a
-   href="http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr22/">UTS #22: Character
-   Mapping Markup Language (CharMapML)</a></cite>, M. Davis,
-   M. Scherer. Unicode Consortium, June 2006.</dd>
-
    <dt id="refsWEBADDRESSES">[WEBADDRESSES]</dt>
    <dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/href/draft">Web
    addresses in HTML 5</a></cite>, D. Connolly,

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