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Re: [css-text] Control characters

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:22:55 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <27704EF4-CEDA-4ED8-B3A7-1BB95C3DEFF9@gluesoft.co.jp>
>> [...], but in short, 0x80-0x9F is handled at encoding layer and therefore we donít have to worry about in CSS Text.
> 
> I don't follow this. U+0080 to U+009F are in Unicode and can be
> present in a document. Quite trivially so with utf-8. It's correct
> that windows-1252 would map the bytes of the same number to different
> code points, but I'm not sure how that would affect CSS.

There was a proposal to interpret C1 characters as graphics characters[1][2]. What I meant was to reject this proposal because the mapping is done at encoding layer, and once Unicode C1 characters appear in the DOM, they should be handled as control characters.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Mar/0490.html
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Mar/0501.html

/koji
Received on Friday, 27 June 2014 06:23:27 UTC

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