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Re: Registration of new charset: UTF-32

From: Markus Scherer <markus.scherer@jtcsv.com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 14:43:13 -0700
To: charsets <ietf-charsets@iana.org>
Message-id: <3AFC5CF1.ACA7F9D7@jtcsv.com>
Misha Wolf wrote:
> Has anyone looked to see how this ties in with:
>   Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Second Edition)
>   Autodetection of Character Encodings (Non-Normative)
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#sec-guessing

No problem. XML defines slightly more protocol: Since the first character is either a BOM or a '<', one can detect UTF-32 in either endianness even without a BOM.

markus
Received on Friday, 11 May 2001 17:42:46 GMT

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