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Re: Changes to DOM3 Events Key Identifiers

From: Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 14:04:59 -0700
Message-ID: <30b660a20910301404k3d1ad1d5g260c914a3955ec08@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, www-dom@w3.org, www-international@w3.org
Java is committed to 16-bit code units as well, but a relatively small
number of additions enabled effective handling of UTF-16 text.


On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 13:42, John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> wrote:

> 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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