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Re: IRIEverywhere-27 (was: Re: Agenda of 13 December 2005 TAG teleconference)

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 22:04:16 +0900
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s1p3xerix1753t@ibm-60d333fc0ec.customers.eurospot.com>

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 21:08:07 +0900, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>  

> * Vincent Quint wrote:
>>             *  1. Issue IRIEverywhere-27[17]: long discussion[18] in
>>                Edinburgh
> I could not find an agenda or minutes of that meeting in the www-tag
> archives... I am surprised to see "the original question was, should XML
> use IRI? Now that it has a definition that's been agreed upon, yes, they
> should".
> As XML and most formats based on XML allow use of non-Unicode encodings,
> allowing IRIs in such formats would make the formats inconsistent with
> the architectural requirements set forth in the reference processing
> model http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-charmod-20050215/#sec-RefProcModel
> and http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-charmod-20050215/#C014 in particular.

Could you please elaborate why - in your opinion - the use of IRIs is  
against the reference processing model?

Best regards, Felix.

> I don't think the reference character processing model should be changed
> and it seems inappropriate for the TAG to encourage creating formats
> that violate absolute requirements of W3C's own Character Model for the
> World Wide Web. So I don't think the TAG's resolution should be as cited
> above.
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