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RE: Proposed resolution of HRRI/IRI discussion

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 18:01:41 -0000
To: "'Grosso, Paul'" <pgrosso@ptc.com>, "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Cc: <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>, <public-iri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <010101c81be8$17e315e0$6501a8c0@rishida>

If you want to know what those codepoints are, go here:
http://rishida.net/scripts/uniview/?range=FFF0:FFFF&utf8=false&displayStyle=
list&char=FFF9

Click on a character to the left to get more detailed information on the
right.

RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
 
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http://rishida.net/blog/
http://rishida.net/

 
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-i18n-core-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Grosso, Paul
> Sent: 31 October 2007 15:15
> To: Martin Duerst; public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org; public-iri@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Proposed resolution of HRRI/IRI discussion
> 
> 
>  
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org 
> > [mailto:public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> Martin Duerst
> > Sent: Saturday, 2007 October 13 20:22
> > To: Henry S. Thompson; public-i18n-core@w3.org
> > Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org; public-iri@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Proposed resolution of HRRI/IRI discussion
> 
> > I just have submitted draft-duerst-iri-bis-01.txt, which is 
> available 
> > e.g. at 
> > http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-duerst-iri-bis-01.txt.
> > 
> > I created a whole new section for "Legacy Extended IRIs", Section 7.
> > I adopted your name, which is fine with me, and much of your text.
> > However, I reorganized the material a bit, creating a section that 
> > deals strictly with the syntax definition (7.1), a short section on 
> > conversion (7.2), and rather long section discussing each of the 
> > character groups that are allowed in Legacy Extended IRIs, 
> but not in 
> > IRIs, including the problems these characters may create.
> > (I just noticed that the bullet points for that list are 
> missing, I'll 
> > fix that the next time round).
> > 
> > I'd appreciate any and all comments, from the XML Core WG and 
> > otherwise, on this new section and otherwise. Please note that the 
> > more comments we get, the sooner we can be sure that the updates we 
> > did are about right.
> 
> Martin,
> 
> Richard Tobin has reviewed the LEIRI section of your draft 
> and makes the following comment for the XML Core WG.  We'd be 
> interested in your reply.
> 
> paul
> 
> ------
> 
> I have compared Martin's text with our earlier discussions, 
> and it seems to match with one exception:  he excludes all of 
> FFF0-FFFF, instead of just FFFE and FFFF.  He has a note
> "U+FFF0-FFFF: TODO:  Check, give these a name, and explain".
> 
> I'm not sure what the issue is with these characters, but to 
> achieve our aim of not making a normative change to XML 
> (etc), we need to allow FFF0-FFFD, no matter how stupid they are.
> 
> If we resolve this point, I think we could abandon our own 
> efforts and refer to LEIRIs in our specs.
> 
> -- Richard
> 
> 
>  
> 
Received on Wednesday, 31 October 2007 17:59:11 GMT

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