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Re: Accept-Charset support

From: Martin J. Duerst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 13:40:15 +0100 (MET)
To: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961216133720.242C-100000@enoshima>
On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, Keld J|rn Simonsen wrote:

> "Martin J. Duerst" writes:
> 
> > ISO 10646 does define subsets. Unicode does not. ISO takes the
> > formalistic approach, whereas Unicode takes the practical
> > approach. The Web, and HTTP and HTML, are definitely on the
> > practical side.
> 
> Possibly, but the Web is defined in terms of ISO/IEC 10646.

The document character set of I18N HTML is defined in terms
of ISO 10646. Because it is defined as the full set of
ISO 10646, with level 3 implementation, subsets are of
course not needed.

Regards,	Martin.
Received on Monday, 16 December 1996 07:40:17 GMT

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