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Re: Changes to DOM3 Events Key Identifiers

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 16:42:59 -0400
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Mark Davis ?? <mark@macchiato.com>, www-dom@w3.org, www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091030204259.GB19026@mercury.ccil.org>
Doug Schepers scripsit:

> 1) DOM3 Events implementations also update their Javascript engines to 
> be able to process the additional escape sequence (e.g. one of the ones 
> you mention above) in the same way they process the "\u" escape 
> sequence.  This is the better long-term solution, and I'd hope ECMA TC39 
> could be persuaded to add this to future ECMAScript specs.

I doubt it, given that such escapes are usually programmatically generated.
In any case, ECMAScript is firmly committed to a 16-bit character model.

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