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Re: draft-hoffman-utf16-01.txt available

From: Francois Yergeau <yergeau@alis.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 16:16:07 -0500
To: "Martin J. Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>, ietf-charsets@iana.org
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À 21:40 03/02/99 +0900, Martin J. Duerst a écrit :
>If something is tagged "UTF-16BE" or "UTF-16LE", then it's not "UTF-16",

It certainly is *encoded* in UTF-16, even though it is not *tagged* with
the string "UTF-16".

>and the XML specification doesn't speak about that.

The XML spec says that entities *encoded* in UTF-16 must have a BOM.
However tagged internally or externally.  Putting a "UTF-16BE" tag on an
XML entity doesn't make the requirement go away.

Received on Wednesday, 3 February 1999 19:15:37 UTC

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