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Re: XML Blueberry

  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@r...>
  • To: David Carlisle <davidc@n...>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 11:02:50 -0400

Re: XML Blueberry
David Carlisle wrote:

> Do any files really use NEL that are encoded in utf-8 or utf-16 (or
> utf-8 subsets like ascii that don't need to be declared)?

Probably not.

> If all the files using NEL start 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="some-flavour-of-ebcdic"?>
> Then can't NEL be mapped to #10 (0r #13) in the non normative support
> for the ebcdic related encodings. This wouldn't require any change to XML.

But it does require two different kinds of EBCDIC mapping: one for XML,
one for every other kind of text.  This is highly unsavory.

> [I]f NEL was added as a line
> end character as propsed in Blueberry it would presumably (?) be normalised
> along with the other line ends to #10. (section 2.11)


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