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Re: New work item for XML group ? (Re: Comments on 31 March spec)

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 1997 08:46:34 -0400
Message-Id: <199704141246.IAA03383@nathaniel.ebt>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>In the interests of interoperability, I think ERB needs to 
>standardise on a character width for XML 1.0; at the <b>current state of
>the art</b>, this should be 16-bits.  Java, for example, only uses
>16-bit characters currently, and implemtation of C's wchar_t store it as
>16-bit. Maybe software people should say whether in fact this is a valid 
>reason. 

Some Unix systems define wchar_t to be 32 bits.
Received on Monday, 14 April 1997 08:47:59 EDT

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