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@@ -46737,12 +46737,16 @@ interface <dfn id=messagechannel>MessageChannel</dfn> {
encodings. <a href="#refsCESU8">[CESU8]</a> <a href="#refsUTF7">[UTF7]</a>
<a href="#refsBOCU1">[BOCU1]</a> <a href="#refsSCSU">[SCSU]</a>
+ <p>Support for encodings based on EBCDIC is not recommended. This encoding
+ is rarely used for publicly-facing Web content.
+
<p>Support for UTF-32 is not recommended. This encoding is rarely used, and
frequently misimplemented.
<p class=note>This specification does not make any attempt to support
- UTF-32 in its algorithms; support and use of UTF-32 can thus lead to
- unexpected behavior in implementations of this specification.
+ EBCDIC-based encodings and UTF-32 in its algorithms; support and use of
+ these encodings can thus lead to unexpected behavior in implementations of
+ this specification.
<h5 id=preprocessing><span class=secno>8.2.2.3. </span>Preprocessing the
input stream</h5>
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@@ -44138,13 +44138,16 @@ interface <dfn>MessageChannel</dfn> {
href="#refsUTF7">[UTF7]</a> <a href="#refsBOCU1">[BOCU1]</a> <a
href="#refsSCSU">[SCSU]</a></p>
+ <p>Support for encodings based on EBCDIC is not recommended. This
+ encoding is rarely used for publicly-facing Web content.</p>
+
<p>Support for UTF-32 is not recommended. This encoding is rarely
used, and frequently misimplemented.</p>
<p class="note">This specification does not make any attempt to
- support UTF-32 in its algorithms; support and use of UTF-32 can thus
- lead to unexpected behavior in implementations of this
- specification.</p>
+ support EBCDIC-based encodings and UTF-32 in its algorithms; support
+ and use of these encodings can thus lead to unexpected behavior in
+ implementations of this specification.</p>

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