Re: Reviewed charmod fundamentals

Jon Hanna wrote:

> Quoting Elliotte Rusty Harold <>:
> ...
> However I agree with Tim's argument that allowing a choice of UTF-8 or UTF-16 to
> be made by an author or producing application (and hence mandating that the two
> be differentiated and handled by the consuming application) is a good practice
> and should be allowed by the charmod rules.

As far as I understand, UTF-16 may perform (in terms of size) much 
better for asian languages, so it seems that it makes a lot of sense if 
protocols can choose UTF-8 vs UTF-16 based on what makes most sense for 
the document content.


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