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[whatwg] US-ASCII vs. ASCII in Web Socket Protocol

From: WeBMartians <webmartians@verizon.net>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 07:52:12 -0500
Message-ID: <4B1905FC.1000205@verizon.net>
Hmmm... Maybe it would be better to say ISO-646US rather than ASCII. 
There is a lot of impreciseness about the very low value characters 
(less than 0x20 space) in the ASCII "specifications." The same can be 
said about the higher end.
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Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Yuzo Fujishima wrote:
>   
>> I see both "US-ASCII" and "ASCII" are used in: 
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hixie-thewebsocketprotocol-54
>>
>> If they mean the same thing, one should be used consistently.
>>
>> In the document, US-ASCII seems to mean encoding while ASCII mean 
>> charset. Is this common? (I guess US-ASCII is commonly considered as an 
>> alias for ASCII. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII#Aliases )
>>     
>
> I've changed the spec to use "ASCII" consistently.
>
> Cheers,
>   
Received on Friday, 4 December 2009 04:52:12 UTC

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