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Re: Xpath transform changes and questions

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 16:53:18 +0900
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To: "John Boyer" <jboyer@PureEdge.com>, "TAMURA Kent" <kent@trl.ibm.co.jp>, "IETF/W3C XML-DSig WG" <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Cc: "Jonathan Marsh" <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, "Christopher R. Maden" <crism@exemplary.net>, "James Clark" <jjc@jclark.com>
At 00/03/17 12:47 -0800, John Boyer wrote:

iii) If everything else checks out, we can get rid of exact order and just
>use lex order provided that lex ordering in UTF-16 results in the same order
>as lex ordering in UTF-8 (which is Christopher Maden's claim).

This is not true. Surrogate pairs are the counterexample.
And of course it is not true for any other character encoding,
except in a very limited sense for iso-8859-1 and us-ascii.

Regards,  Martin.
Received on Tuesday, 21 March 2000 02:55:27 UTC

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