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Re: I18N-ISSUE-246: Clarify character encoding behavior when calculating storage size [ITS-20]

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:41:35 +0100
Message-ID: <514A1EFF.3010404@w3.org>
To: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@enlaso.com>
CC: public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org, 'www-international' <www-international@w3.org>
Am 20.03.13 21:35, schrieb Yves Savourel:
>> "An application consuming the storage size information is
>> encouraged to assume utf-8 as the default encoding.
> I'm not sure I understand. Using UTF-8 as the default must be normative.
> If there is no encoding specified the ITS processor assumes its UTF-8. Otherwise there is no way to be sure about the encoding value.

You are right, sorry for the confusion.

>
> What would be non-normative would be the fact that UTF-8 should always be supported by the application using the data category.
>
> So maybe something like this: "An application consuming the storage size information is encouraged to support at least utf-8." added to the text Stephan proposed for the other issues related to Storage Size?

Sounds good - could you cite the text here just to be sure which one it is?

Best,

Felix
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