Re: Require guidance on Unicode in IETF formats

"Clive D.W. Feather" <clive@demon.net> Thu, 11 January 2007 16:27 UTC

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From: "Clive D.W. Feather" <clive@demon.net>
To: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
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Stephane Bortzmeyer said:
>> should a German speaker be able to name a state or an action
>> something in German? If "yes", then we need at least native UTF-8.
> I technically disagree. If "yes", then we need the Unicode character
> set. It can be in native UTF-8 or as an escape sequence.

True. Perhaps I should have added "simply" or "easily" to the use case.

> The bad things:
> * they are ugly for the writer

This is what I see as the problem with only having escape sequences.

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