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Re: XML character sets: a proposal



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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