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RE: character encoding assumptions and approaches

From: LeVan,Ralph <levan@oclc.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 11:29:31 -0500
Message-ID: <E5431CF93E29F9478878F623E5B9CE9802DD91C3@OA3-SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: www-zig@w3.org
The difference is that I can have code supporting the option bit up and
running in days and can expect to see clients using it just a quickly.
Adding a new attribute will be MUCH harder.

Ralph

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:rden@loc.gov]
> Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 11:20 AM
> To: www-zig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: character encoding assumptions and approaches
> 
> 
> Pieter Van Lierop wrote:
> 
> > 2. The new option bit should apply, and necessarily will 
> apply, not only to
> > search term, but to all fields defined as InternationalString, ....
> 
> Then what use is it?
> 
> We don't need an option bit for the search term. If that's 
> all it's for then I'm
> not in favor of it; we should go back to defining an encoding 
> attribute.
> 
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 7 March 2002 11:30:09 GMT

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