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Re: Open issues with internationalization section

From: Taisuke Yamada <tai@iij.ad.jp>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 21:08:03 +0900
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org
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> Well, if a client/server uses an optional encoding (and any except
> UTF-8 and UTF-16 *is* optional in XML), it may have to live with
> the fact that the other side requests the message, so there's no
> guaranteed interoperability.

Yes, and I agree with that completely.

My point was leaving encodings other than UTF-(8|16) as OPTIONAL by
not mentioning is good enough, because XML states it as optional.
Stating it as MUST NOT in the spec is more than necessary.

Taisuke Yamada <tai@iij.ad.jp>
Internet Initiative Japan Inc., Technical Planning Division
Received on Thursday, 25 July 2002 08:08:33 UTC

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