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RE: Reviewed charmod fundamentals

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 12:28:43 +0000
Message-ID: <1078748923.404c66fba5509@>
To: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>

Quoting Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>:

> You are assuming that protocols carry documents.  Lots of 
> protocols carry small discrete snippets of text in separate 
> 'fields'.  In such cases, there seems no point in allowing 
> multiple encodings.

I'm assuming that there are one or more protocols that do carry documents, and
hence would benefit from allowing both UTF-8 and UTF-16.

Jon Hanna
"…it has been truly said that hackers have even more words for
equipment failures than Yiddish has for obnoxious people." - jargon.txt
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