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RE: Windows 1252 Mapping Tables (was: Servlet question

From: Merle Tenney <Merle.Tenney@corp.palm.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 13:15:48 -0700
Message-ID: <018564297D520A488BD6331EA4229282042BE2D6@ussccm002.corp.palm.com>
To: "'Murray Sargent'" <murrays@microsoft.com>, Merle Tenney <Merle.Tenney@corp.palm.com>, Yves Arrouye <yves@realnames.com>, Shigemichi Yazawa <yazawa@globalsight.com>
Cc: unicore@unicode.org, www-international@w3.org
Murray,

> Windows round trips undefined 125x characters in the range 
> 0x80 - 0x9F by leaving their values unchanged. So in 1252, 
> the undefined codepoint 0x81 maps to 0x81 and back. On the 
> other hand, 0x80 is defined to be the EURO in 1252, so it 
> maps to the corresponding Unicode value 0x20AC.

And so I presume that the round-trip mappings of the undefined 1252
characters in the C1 range are the only differences between the tables
published by Unicode and those used in Windows itself?

Merle
Received on Tuesday, 23 October 2001 16:17:59 GMT

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