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Re: XML Chunk Equality

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 05:36:15 +0200
Message-ID: <778804633.20041027053615@w3.org>
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, www-tag@w3.org

On Wednesday, October 27, 2004, 3:24:26 AM, Elliotte wrote:

EH> Other characters are problematic as well. In some locales, mappings are
EH> not 1-1. For instance, in French sometimes the lower case form of E is 
EH> and sometimes it's e (details vary by country and context).

This is backwards by the way - the actual situation is that sometimes
the upper case version of  was typed as E. This was entirely related to
the number of keys on a typewriter, and was seen as bad but regrettable
practice. It was never approved by the Imprimerie Nationale, for

You don't see it nowadays.

None of which is particularly relevant to the subject under discussion,
of course.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 2004 03:36:15 UTC

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