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- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 04 Nov 1998 10:50:17 -0500
Ronald Bourret wrote:
> Why not? This would be very useful for constraining what can be put
> into a database, many (most?) of which do not support Unicode.
Because I thought XML (and Unicode) were in the business of enabling,
not constraining. Lack of support for anything but Western Europe
is an unfortunate misfeature to be worked around. Perhaps the
routines that will later read from the database (not in XML, I assume)
can be taught to understand HCRs.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
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