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Re: Reviewed charmod fundamentals

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 13:35:48 -0500
Message-Id: <p06010210bc726cd118bd@[]>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>

At 10:09 AM -0800 3/8/04, Tim Bray wrote:

>I don't think charmod should have a SHOULD in favor either of 
>single-encoding or UTF-8/16.  I think it should point out that each 
>alternative is a good choice in lots of situations. -Tim

Given that "All XML processors MUST accept the UTF-8 and UTF-16 
encodings of  Unicode" (XML 1.1 spec, section 2.2) I can't quite see 
the reason why any protocol would choose to forbid either of these. 
Let people work with whichever one seems most convenient to them 

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)
Received on Monday, 8 March 2004 14:11:45 UTC

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