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Re: Charsets revisited

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 15:29:49 +0100
Message-Id: <199601251429.PAA26375@dkuug.dk>
To: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>, greenwd@openmarket.com
Cc: nms@nns.ru, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Gavin Nicol writes:

> >If the transformation is performed on the fly then equivilance is presumed
> >from the transformation algorithims used. It is interesting that the
> >algorithims to be used are not necessarily specified by the standard. For
> >example ISO8859-5 to Unicode. The Unicode Consortium publishes a set of
> >tables which I would recommend we consdier to be 'the standard' but other,
> >disputed, conversion tables have been seen, especially for ideographic based
> >writing systems.

IANA already has got specs for conversions between ISO-8859-5
and 10646, I would suggest that we use those.

Keld
Received on Thursday, 25 January 1996 06:32:59 EST

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