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Re: PE134

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 22:40:49 +0100 (BST)
To: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20041020214049.3185A18B648@macintosh.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> It turns out that knowing the encoding family is 
> sufficient to reliably recognize U+0020 SPACE as well as most ASCII 
> characters

What is the significance of "most" here?  If you know the encoding is
an ASCII superset, you can recognize all ASCII characters.  Are there
encodings in use that are not strict ASCII supersets which nonetheless
use the same encoding as ASCII for '<' and '?'?

-- Richard
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