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FW: XP> Relaxing XHTML-Print's restriction to UTF-8 to include UT F-16

From: BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1) <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 18:31:13 -0700
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From: don@lexmark.com [mailto:don@lexmark.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 6:06 PM
To: BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1)
Cc: xp@pwg.org
Subject: Re: XP> Relaxing XHTML-Print's restriction to UTF-8 to include


I would disagree.  I don't believe that all XHTML-Print enabled printers
will necessarily bite the bullet and include a complete XML parser that
requires support for UTF-16.  I don't believe we should force that to occur.
Perhaps you should remind the group that XHTML-Print is target for LOW-END
printers with this embedded.  No 3 gigahertz Pentium 4's with 512 MB of

Don Wright                 don@lexmark.com

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