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Re: NEW ISSUE: ISO-8859-1 reference

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 13:16:51 +0200
Message-ID: <465D5D23.8000304@gmx.de>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> we currently have the following reference 
> (<http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/draft-lafon-rfc2616bis-02.html#ISO-8859>): 
> 
> 
>    [ISO-8859]
>               International Organization for Standardization,
>               "Information technology - 8-bit single byte coded graphic
>               - character sets", 1987-1990.
> 
>               Part 1: Latin alphabet No. 1, ISO-8859-1:1987.  Part 2:
>               Latin alphabet No. 2, ISO-8859-2, 1987.  Part 3: Latin
>               alphabet No. 3, ISO-8859-3, 1988.  Part 4: Latin alphabet
>               No. 4, ISO-8859-4, 1988.  Part 5: Latin/Cyrillic alphabet,
>               ISO-8859-5, 1988.  Part 6: Latin/Arabic alphabet, ISO-
>               8859-6, 1987.  Part 7: Latin/Greek alphabet, ISO-8859-7,
>               1987.  Part 8: Latin/Hebrew alphabet, ISO-8859-8, 1988.
>               Part 9: Latin alphabet No. 5, ISO-8859-9, 1990.
> 
> Proposed changes:
> 
> - classify as normative,
> 
> - just cite ISO-8859-1 (the other variants aren't needed by HTTP/1.1),
> 
> - update to latest version.
> 
> This would make it:
> 
>    [ISO-8859-1]
>               International Organization for Standardization,
>               "Information technology -- 8-bit single-byte coded graphic
>               character sets -- Part 1: Latin alphabet No. 1", ISO/
>               IEC 8859-1:1998, 1998.
> ...

Hi,

in the meantime it was pointed out to me that we use ISO-8859-4 and 
ISO-8859-5 in two examples.

I personally do not feel that we need references for those, as long as 
they appear in the IANA registry 
(<http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets>). Speaking of which, 
this also applies to the character set name "unicode-1-1", which is used 
  in Section 14.2.

Feedback appreciated,

Julian
Received on Wednesday, 30 May 2007 11:17:09 GMT

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