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Open issues with internationalization section

From: Lisa Dusseault <ldusseault@xythos.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 16:14:45 -0400
Message-ID: <27889B08CAEC7049B68FAD8717BA6017371BC4@ATL1VEXC006.usdom004.tco.tc>
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

Julian suggested:

> 1) Replace
> 	"...encoded, at minimum, using the UTF-8 [UTF-8] encoding of the
> 10646 multilingual plane."
> by
> 	"...encoded, at minimum, using any mandatory encoding for which
> XML specification requires support."
> Note: this inclused UTF-16.

Does everybody agree to extend the encoding requirements to UTF-16? Will
existing clients support this if servers use it? Or do we need to be
more complicated, requiring clients to support both but servers
recommended to use UTF-8 unless they know the client supports both?
Received on Wednesday, 24 July 2002 16:15:25 UTC

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