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Re: Validation of Russian pages

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 11:31:50 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <ffsc67$itb$1@ger.gmane.org>

Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> The validation report ends with the message
> The error was: cp1251 "\x98" does not map to Unicode
> which refers to windows-1251 by a name other than the
> one used otherwise by the validator. Actually, cp1251
> isn't even registered at IANA as an alias, though it
> is commonly used.

The folks on the charset list somehow agreed that adding
unnecessary aliases would make it worse, e.g. Windows
tools won't recognize cp1251 as alias for windows-1251.

Do you have an idea why ICU http://purl.net/net/cp/1251
shows 0x98 as boxed "SOS" (same style as for C0 control
codes), 0xA0 as empty string, and 0xAD as an empty box ?

As always curious,
Received on Friday, 26 October 2007 09:32:24 UTC

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