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Re: pfps-04

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 24 Jul 2003 16:54:43 +0100
To: "Peter F. "Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, www-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1059062082.2327.120.camel@dhcp-91-136.hpl.hp.com>

On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 16:31, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

[...]

> 
> So the question boils down to whether octets and Unicode characters are
> disjoint. 

I believe they are.  From 

  http://www.unicode.org/book/uc20ch1.html

[[
The character identified by a Unicode code value is an abstract entity,
such as "LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A" or "BENGALI DIGIT 5".
]]

i.e. characters are distinct from their encodings.

Martin, Jeremy: confirm?

Brian
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2003 11:55:51 GMT

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