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Re: CHARMOD character escapes

From: <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 13:07:28 +0100
Message-ID: <T5c0b5986fac407b7076ec@reuters.com>
To: Chris Haynes <chris@harvington.org.uk>
Cc: www-i18n-comments@w3.org


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On 12/07/2002 13:01:57 Chris Haynes wrote:
> I hope its not too late to raise a question about CHARMOD (I'm looking
> at the Working Draft of 30 April).
> Section 3.7 - Character escapes - contains the paragraph:
> [S] Whenever specifications define character escapes that allow the
> representation of characters using a number the number SHOULD be in
> hexadecimal notation.
> I rather expected it to continue:
> ... and SHOULD represent the Unicode code point of the character.
> I wondered if the Reference Preocessing Model (3.5) applied an implied
> mandate to use Unicode, but it seems to permit other encodings to be
> used, and therefore does not seem to supply the 'default' for 3.7.
> Have I missed something?
> Chris Haynes

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