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Re: N-triples (1.4)

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 21:10:56 -0700
Message-Id: <v0421011db782a483eacf@[130.107.66.237]>
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>
>I don't mind saying N-Triples is UTF-8 since I've got code around to
>do that and it comes for free with Java and Python for example.
>However it just moves the escaping to a different level and makes it
>impossible for anyone to generate unicode characters with plain text
>(ASCII that is) editors.

? Really? My understanding was that a key property of UTF-8 was that 
7-bit ASCII was a subset of it. One pays for the ASCII convenience by 
the longer encodings of Japanese.

Pat Hayes

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