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Re: i18n reviews of DOM 3 Core and Load&Save

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 08:34:13 -0400
Message-Id: <p06002000bb91f93afbd8@[]>
To: Johnny Stenback <jst@w3c.jstenback.com>
Cc: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>, Francois Yergeau <FYergeau@alis.com>, "'www-dom@w3.org'" <www-dom@w3.org>, www-dom-request@w3.org

At 12:27 PM -0700 9/19/03, Johnny Stenback wrote:

>I'm thinking of a closed system where you know that you'll never get 
>anything other than UTF-8 (or whichever one you pick). In such cases 
>I don't want to *force* code bloat on the implementation just to be 
>able to claim compliance.

If that's a concern pick UTF-16. Its implementation is trivial. UTF-8 
is not that much harder. Both can be implemented algorithmically. I 
don't believe there's a significant amount of code bloat here.


   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)
Received on Saturday, 20 September 2003 10:12:16 UTC

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