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Re: [css-text] Control characters

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2014 15:07:58 -0700
Message-ID: <536EA33E.50308@inkedblade.net>
To: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
On 03/20/2014 02:11 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 11:00 PM, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com> wrote:
> I have no opinion on most of this, but ...
>> 1. In addition to 0x9, 0xA and 0xD, Unicode gives characters 0xB (VT), 0xC
>> (FF) and 0x85 (NEL) the White_Space property.  Characters with the
>> White_Space property are supposed to be rendered as a visible but blank
>> space. (Of these, HTML includes only 0xC as a space character.)
> For compatibility with legacy content naively converted to UTF-n,
> U+0085 (and, indeed, the entire C1 controls block) need to be
> interpreted as graphic characters per Windows-1252, instead of as
> control characters.

Should this be handled at the render layer or at the encoding layer?

(The latter is only possible of course if there are Unicode equivalents.)

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