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Re: Encoding Standard at F2F

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 02:04:31 +0800
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+f3-nsURQX5+1fZ7XByDua3ftfaA3TLqGO2sDc4HzS9CA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>
Cc: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, www-international@w3.org
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 6:28 PM, Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com
> wrote:

>
> On Nov 5, 2012, at 7:34 , Martin J. Dürst wrote:
>
> > On 2012/11/05 11:29, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> >> Norbert Lindenberg, Mon, 5 Nov 2012 00:11:02 +0000:
> >>> - It would also be useful to check with the ICU team whether they are
> >>> willing to update their converters to match the proposed
> >>> specification.
> >>
> >> In what way should ICU update their converters? ICU is a library - it
> >> is not a user agent. Thus I don't see why it would need to remove its
> >> large set of supported encodings.
>
> ICU is a library that can be (and likely is already) used to implement
> user agents, so it's useful to know to what extent it would help implement
> the proposed specification.
>

Webkit uses ICU extensively, including character encoding conversion.
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