re: character sets.....
John C Klensin <email@example.com> Tue, 30 May 1995 14:04 UTC
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Date: Tue, 30 May 1995 10:04:23 -0400
From: John C Klensin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: re: character sets.....
To: Mike O'Dell <email@example.com>
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> the problem of "character sets" is fundamentally impossible > to solve in a "universal" fashion for a number of reasons >... While I think it would be worthwhile to spend a little IESG time on this, what would *really* be useful is a significant block so of plenary presentation (ideally in Stockholm, since there are, for good reason, a higher percentage of self-defined experts on the other side of either pond). If we could do that, and lay the foundation, before the Thursday night party, we might be able to get flamed over something interesting for a change. And, since we tried to turn it over to them and they haven't done anything, maybe we could put enough chairs in front to have IAB join us when the flaming starts. Perhaps we could send Ohta and Borka invitations coded in Unicode :-) john