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Re: separator/seperator Re: About XHTML 2.0

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 20:59:47 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200505231959.j4NJxlf07855@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> FS 001C File separator
> GS 001D Group separator
> RS 001E Record separator
> US 001F Unit separator

The above are grandfathered from 1970s or earlier character sets and
I haven't seen them used for their proper purpose for almost that long.
Modern usage is tag-length-value or SGML type markup.

> LS 2028 Line separator
> PS 2029 Paragraph separator

These are just attempts to clarify the meaning of LF, another very
old character.
Received on Monday, 23 May 2005 20:34:20 UTC

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