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Re: XML character sets: a proposal

From: Charles F. Goldfarb <Charles@SGMLsource.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 00:25:17 GMT
To: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Cc: jjc@jclark.com, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <3238a1f3.5639854@mail.alink.net>
On Thu, 12 Sep 1996 14:24:09 GMT, Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com> wrote:

>I have no problem with recommending that
>UTF-8 or UTF-16 be used for XML, and I will even applaude that
>stance, but I cannot stand by and watch them become the *only* choice.  

>>d) use an attribute in a formal system identifier
>A nice way to go...
Also: an internationally standardized SGML way to go. FSIs have been approved
for the SGML Extended Facilities in the HyTime TC and will be included in the
revised 8879.
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