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Re: IRIs everywhere (including XML namespaces)

From: <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 12:26:57 +0100
Message-ID: <T5def4b402dc407b70774c@reuters.com>
To: www-tag@w3.org
Cc: www-international@w3.org

Does this help?  It updates and replaces RFC 2279.

Misha

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           Title                    : UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646
           Author(s)           : F. Yergeau
           Filename       : draft-yergeau-rfc2279bis-02.txt
           Pages                    : 20
           Date                     : 2002-10-10

ISO/IEC 10646-1 defines a large character set called the Universal
Character Set (UCS) which encompasses most of the world's writing
systems.  The originally proposed encodings of the UCS, however, were
not compatible with many current applications and protocols, and this
has led to the development of UTF-8, the object of this memo.  UTF-8
has the characteristic of preserving the full US-ASCII range,
providing compatibility with file systems, parsers and other software
that rely on US-ASCII values but are transparent to other values.
This memo updates and replaces RFC 2279.
Discussion of this draft should take place on the ietf-
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