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[whatwg] ISO-8859-* and the C1 control range

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 21:14:03 +0300
Message-ID: <8093A7DA-4073-42D1-A17A-79C92D843CE6@iki.fi>
On May 29, 2007, at 18:10, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> I don't know of any ISO-8859 encodings requiring this, but for all  
> unicode encodings and numeric entity references compatibility  
> requires interpreting this range of code points in the WinLatin1 way.

I tested with Firefox 2.0.4, Minefield, Safari 2.0.4, WebKit nightly  
and Opera 9.20 (all on Mac). Only Safari 2.0.4 gives the DWIM  
treatment the C1 code point range in UTF-8 and UTF-16.

This makes me suspect that compatibility with the Web doesn't really  
require the DWIM treatment here. What does IE7 do?

The data I used:
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/test/utf-c1/

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Monday, 4 June 2007 11:14:03 UTC

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