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RE: For review: Character encodings for beginners

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:27:55 -0000
To: "'Gunnar Bittersmann'" <gunnar.bittersmann@web.de>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006601c863fc$535a62c0$fa0f2840$@org>

Ah, thanks Gunnar.  I was wondering about that as I wrote it, but I didn't
get a chance to double check yet.  I'll change before we publish the doc


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org [mailto:www-international-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gunnar Bittersmann
> Sent: 31 January 2008 09:53
> To: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: For review: Character encodings for beginners
> A minor thing in a sidenote of
> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-what-is-encoding.en.php:
> "Unicode codepoint values are typically written in the form U+E9."
> http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode5.0.0/appA.pdf says: "In running
> text, an individual Unicode code point is expressed as U+n, where n is
> four to six hexadecimal digits [...]. Leading zeros are omitted, unless
> the code point would have fewer than four hexadecimal digits [...]."
> You might want to change "U+E9" to "U+00E9".
> Gunnar
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