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Re: Windows and Mac character encoding questions

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 14:59:03 +0200
Message-ID: <1274778935.20040406145903@w3.org>
To: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Cc: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>

On Tuesday, April 6, 2004, 2:01:51 PM, Jon wrote:


JH> Quoting Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>:

>> 
>> On Tuesday, April 6, 2004, 11:23:43 AM, Frank wrote:
>> 
>> FE> Mark Davis wrote:
>> 
>>  >> In practice, however, the bytes 0x80..0x9F in iso-8859-1 are
>>  >> so rarely used
>> 
>> FE> ...they're even illegal in XML 1.0, aren't they ?  Therefore...
>> 
>> The characters at those positions in the UCS are illegal. Bytes with
>> those values in a given encoding are not illegal.

JH> Same thing for that particular encoding.

Yes. But not the same thing for CP-1252 which is why I thought it
worthwhile to differentiate them.


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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
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Received on Tuesday, 6 April 2004 08:59:08 GMT

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