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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: How does arch/tla handle encodings?

From: Marcus Sundman
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: How does arch/tla handle encodings?
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 23:55:09 +0300
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On Saturday 28 August 2004 22:30, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> Marcus Sundman wrote:
> > On Saturday 28 August 2004 09:14, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> >>Marcus Sundman wrote:
> >>>Practically speaking it's wrong since it
> >>>severely limits what encodings can be used, since the file would have
> >>>to contain a byte sequence equivalent to a string like '<?xml
> >>>version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>' encoded in ANSI X3.4-1986.
> >>
> >>Not so:
> >>
> >
> > You are correct. The xml spec does indeed recognize a special case.
> > Besides ANSI X3.4-1986 and the unicode encodings it apparently also
> > supports EBCDIC. I stand corrected.
> >
> > Good that we got that cleared up. We wouldn't want to make any EBCDIC
> > fans upset, now would we? ;-)
> You also implied that the XML encoding mechanism didn't support unicode
> encodings other than utf-8.

Yes, and that is obviously not true. I apologize for my sloppiness.

- Marcus Sundman

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