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Re: [FileAPI, common] UTF-16 to UTF-8 conversion

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:16:45 -0600
Message-ID: <CABirCh93zmH1GitndK8+7i4f3JWH-ZRjONJktZuw5oUG=JqOLw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arun Ranganathan <aranganathan@mozilla.com>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Eric U <ericu@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Arun Ranganathan
<aranganathan@mozilla.com>wrote:
> or use another algorithm with an identical result, and be decoded as
UTF-8.

I think this can be removed.  You can always replace algorithms with
equivalent ones, in any part of an implementation.

> and be decoded as UTF-8.

This should say "encoded".  Unicode codepoints are the "raw data"; UTF-8 is
the encoding of that data.

Should the actual UTF-8 encoding algorithm be specified by HTML?

I've filed https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=16157 for
WebSocket.

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Glenn Maynard
Received on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 01:17:13 GMT

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