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Re: [css-text] Control characters

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2014 18:17:01 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMj9N9V6q5SNiPMbUO5Rnfe_KQuV5XD956z_=0m1SZ1_nA@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 6:07 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 03/20/2014 02:11 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> 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?

I believe HTML5 does this at the encoding layer, so we should do the
same.  (Also, as far as I know, all characters encoded by Windows-1252
but not ISO-8859-1 do have Unicode equivalents.)

zw
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