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Re: Some issues with the IRI document [legacyNFC-06]

From: Paul Hoffman / IMC <phoffman@imc.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 15:31:24 -0700
Message-Id: <p0521065cbac389bec83f@[]>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, public-iri@w3.org

At 1:52 PM -0400 4/16/03, Martin Duerst wrote:
>What we are talking about here is that e.g. you receive an email
>from Vietnam encoded in windows-1258, and this email contains
>an IRI with some Vietnamese characters. Then to convert this
>IRI into an URI, you have to use variant B) of step 1) in section
>3.1, which will apply NFC when converting to Unicode in order
>to convert the decompositions that occur in windows-1258 into
>precomposed characters before then converting into UTF-8 and
>using %-escaping.

OK, I think I understand, but let me ask to be clear. Are you saying 
that you must know the encoding of the context that the IRI appears 
in? If so, I didn't catch that fact, and it should probably be stated 
before the examples.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--Internet Mail Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 16 April 2003 18:43:00 UTC

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