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Re: Posted draft of URI comparison finding

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 16:14:21 +0100
Message-ID: <2346163406.20021202161421@w3.org>
To: www-tag@w3.org, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>

On Monday, December 2, 2002, 3:42:56 PM, Dan wrote:


DC> |In Unicode terminology, this would be properly referred
DC> | to as codepoint-for-codepoint comparison.

DC> Well, it's only codepoint-for-codepoint after you map
DC> the charcters to codepoints; character-for-character
DC> is just as proper, no?

No.

Characters are defined as unicode codepoints. What byte sequences
these codepoints become in various encodings is orthogonal, but a
given character has a unique unicode codepoint.

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 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
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