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Re: auto-detecting the character encoding of an uploaded file

From: Barry Caplan <bcaplan@i18n.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2001 15:32:50 -0700
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20010906153114.03d85b40@shell11.ba.best.com>
To: "A. Vine" <avine@eng.sun.com>, vinod@filemaker.com
Cc: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, Lenny Turetsky <LTuretsky@salesforce.com>, "W3intl (E-mail)" <www-international@w3.org>
At 02:42 PM 9/6/2001 -0700, A. Vine wrote:
>Small detail - there is no such thing as high ASCII.  ASCII is 7-bit (MIME 
>name
>is US-ASCII).  The 8-bit range could be considered the upper ISO-8859 
>range, or
>given a number of other names.
>
>Andrea
>iPlanet i18n architect and charset geek


Yeah, "high-ASCII" or "upper ASCII" - those words are surely my pet peeve!

Barry
bcaplan@i18n.com
www.i18n.com
Received on Thursday, 6 September 2001 18:38:17 GMT

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