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RE: [Summary] UTF-8 Question: e with acute accent should requ

  • From: "Alessandro Triglia" <sandro@m...>
  • To: "'Michael Kay'" <mike@s...>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 10:36:51 -0400

RE:  [Summary]  UTF-8 Question: e with acute accent should requ
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@s...] 
> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 10:16
> To: 'Pete Cordell'; 'Alessandro Triglia'; 'Costello, Roger 
> L.'; xml-dev@l...
> Subject: RE:  [Summary] UTF-8 Question: e with acute 
> accent should require two bytes, right?
> 
> > 
> > Just because Unicode "LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A" and ASCII "Capital 
> > Letter A"
> > represent the same character, does not mean that Unicode "LATIN 
> > CAPITAL LETTER A" _IS_ ASCII "Capital Letter A".  It is the A 
> > character itself that both refer to that is the authorative entity, 
> > not the ASCII "Capital Letter A" character code.
> 
> Who said anything about character codes, I thought we were 
> talking about characters?
> 
> It comes down to what you mean by "an ASCII character". 


Precisely.


> Do 
> you mean "a character that has a representation in ASCII", or 
> do you mean "the ASCII representation of a character"? To my 
> mind, since the noun is "character", and "ASCII" is used 
> adjectivally, you mean the former. 


So what is the meaning of "ASCII" as an adjective?  Does it mean "that is
specified in the ASCII standard", or does it mean "that is supported in the
ASCII standard"?

What is a TCP/IP packet?  Is it a packet as defined in the TCP/IP standard
or a packet that can be carried by TCP/IP?   What is a SOAP envelope?  Is it
an envelope as defined in the SOAP standard or an envelope that is supported
by SOAP?

I read "ASCII character" in a similar way as I read "TCP/IP packet" or "SOAP
envelope" or "HTTP header".  Perhaps other people read it differently.

Alessandro




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