Re: [Json] Call for Consensus: Proposed Text for "8.1 Character Encoding"

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Mon, 20 March 2017 18:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Json] Call for Consensus: Proposed Text for "8.1 Character Encoding"
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On 2017-03-20 18:58, Peter Cordell wrote:
> On 20/03/2017 16:46, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2017-03-20 17:26, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
>>> encoded in UTF-8 are interoperable in the sense that they will be
>>> read successfully by the maximum number of implementations; there are
>>> many implementations that cannot successfully read texts in other
>>> encodings (such as UTF-16 and UTF-32).  Text encoded in character
>>
>> Replace "in other encodings (such as UTF-16 and UTF-32)" by just "in
>> other encodings". The proposed text implies that there encodings other
>> than UTF-16 or UTF-32 which could be allowed.
>
> If that's what you want, instead of:
>
>     there are many implementations that cannot successfully read
>     texts in other encodings (such as UTF-16 and UTF-32).
>
> Or:
>
>     there are many implementations that cannot successfully read
>     texts in other encodings.
>
> I think it would be even clearer to say:
>
>     there are many implementations that cannot successfully read
>     texts encoded in UTF-16 or UTF-32.

WFM.