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Re: [P&C] Low-level internationalization, XML deserialization, IRI or URI, IRI normalization

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 14:39:06 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670908140539u67420caer102c676149d4f208@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "connolly@w3.org" <connolly@w3.org>, "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Marcin
Hanclik<Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com> wrote:
> Hi Marcos,
>
> Thanks for your comments.
>
>>>Which developers in particular did you have in mind?
> I meant developers who could develop widgets "by hand", without any automation.
> (These may the same people as here:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2009Apr/0013.html)
>
>>>How do you
>>>propose we conduct this survey?
> I do not know.
> I thought that some developers read this mail thread and could simply respond if they care.
> If not, then maybe it is early enough to simply specify normalization, mandatory usage of UTF-8 or anything else clarifying the P&C spec?
>
>>>Maybe we can ask BONDI to conduct a
>>>survey as part of their upcoming Widget coding thing?
> Good idea.
>
>>>Sure. Please feel free to start this discussion with them.
> I will draft an email.
>
>>>I'm ok to add this. So, in Step 7, for a given attribute (x):
>>>
>>>1. if the value of attribute x is not UTF-8, let value-x be the value
>>>of attribute x encoded as UTF 8.
>>>2. normalize value-x by applying section 5 of RFC3987.
>
> OK.
> Ad 1. US-ASCII is UTF-8, so for me 2. = 1.
>
>
>>>WRT 2 above, that is not clear enough for me. I will need help to
>>>specify that properly.
> I think 2. can be left as is, 1. could be removed.
> I will put this into the email to i18n and I will help you in specifying this fragment.

Ok, thank you. The sooner the better so we can know if we need to list
this as an official ISSUE in the spec.

-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
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