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Re: ISO-10646 in HTML 4.01

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 13:08:20 +0900
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <20010809130820A.mimasa@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org> wrote:

> ISO 10646 as such (with or without hyphen, upper or lower case) is
> not a 'charset' (or character encoding), i.e. it does not define how
> to map from characters to bytes (or more importantly and correctly,
> from bytes to characters).

Not really.  "ISO-10646" is an alias of "ISO-10646-Unicode-Latin1" [1].
See RFC 1815 [2] for details.  It's basically a subset of 
ISO-10646-UCS-2, so it is NOT suitable for the page in question.

[1] http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets
[2] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1815.txt

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Thursday, 9 August 2001 00:08:43 GMT

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