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

From: Arun Ranganathan <aranganathan@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:58:15 -0800 (PST)
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Eric U <ericu@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Message-ID: <130284357.1964924.1330552695694.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Arun Ranganathan < aranganathan@mozilla.com > wrote: 

> > On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Arun Ranganathan <
> > aranganathan@mozilla.com > wrote:
> 

> > > Should the actual UTF-8 encoding algorithm be specified by HTML?
> > 
> 
> > I don't know, since I think that Unicode to UTF-8 is pretty common.
> > Might help if it was part of the common infrastructure.
> 

> what needs to be specified that isn't already found in Unicode [1],
> clause D92, p92ff?

> [1] http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode6.1.0/ch03.pdf
I think that gets us by. Do you think we need a reference in FileAPI? Or can we merely say to encode as UTF-8 and leave it to implementations (a reasonable assumption IMHO). 

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