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I18N-ISSUE-441 (BUG26885): Drop JIS X 212 from ISO-2022-JP [encoding]

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Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:51:14 +0000
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I18N-ISSUE-441 (BUG26885): Drop JIS X 212 from ISO-2022-JP [encoding]


Raised by: Richard Ishida
On product: encoding


This issue tracks the bug listed above and was created as part of the WG CR process.


Reporter: jshin@chromium.org

EUC-JP in the encoding spec does not support JIS X 212 even though the formal
definition of EUC-JP does include it. 

OTOH, ISO-2022-JP in the encoding spec does support JIS X 212 to my surprise. 

 Is there a reason to support JIS X 212 in ISO-2022-JP? It's not a part of the
original ISO-2022-JP (RFC 1468 : https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1468.txt). It's
added later in RFC 1554, but I don't think it's widely used. 

Blink has never supported ISO-2022-JP-2 with JIS X 212. It only supports the
original ISO-2022-JP.  Supporting JIS X 212 adds ~ 50kB to our build and I'd
rather avoid it.
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