Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

Peter Flynn (
30 Nov 1996 22:39:14 +0000 (GMT)

Date: 30 Nov 1996 22:39:14 +0000 (GMT)
From: Peter Flynn <>
Subject: Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets
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   >   9F (159) -- &Yuml; -- Ydieresis
   >Y diaeresis is a non-existent character, according to the experts on
   >TYPO-L, who have just discussed this in depth. 

   According to the rules, a character cannot be deleted from UCS. So it has to
   stay with us.

Quite possibly, but we should understand that it should be flagged as
non-existent (so it can be reused :-) and an example of how easily
these things can get taken as gospel once they're committed to paper
and circulated to those who vote on these things in Geneva.