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Re: Registration of new charsets UTF-32, UTF-32BE, UTF32LE

From: <ned.freed@mrochek.com>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2001 09:54:09 -0700 (PDT)
To: Mark Davis <markdavis34@home.com>
Cc: ietf-charsets@iana.org
Message-id: <01K3CTQ1B3EU002XZW@mauve.mrochek.com>
> Charset aliases:

> NONE

> Suitability for use in MIME text:

> YES

Sorry. UTF-32, like UTF-16 is NOT suitable for use in MIME text. In particular,
it uses octets with a value of 0. Additionally, CR and LF aren't represented in
the same way as in ASCII.

The answer to this question is therefore NO, not YES.

> Published specification(s):

> http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr19/

> ISO 10646 equivalency table:

> Also in http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr19/

> Additional information:

> Mark Davis
> 2509 Alpine Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
> mark@unicode.org

> Intended usage:
> LIMITED USE

> (This template was taken from http://www.normos.org/ietf/bcp/bcp19.txt. If
> any additional information needs to be supplied, please let me know.)
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Received on Wednesday, 9 May 2001 12:59:12 GMT

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