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  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  • To: Eldar Musayev <eldarm@microsoft.com>, "xml-dev@xml.org" <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 15:52:49 -0400

Eldar Musayev wrote:

> In a case you may be interested: there is a lot of charsets/encodings using
> this range as well.

Encodings using the *bytes* 0x7F to 0x9F aren't the issue.  What counts here
is the Unicode *characters* U+007F to U+009F, which are solely the control

E.g. Win1252 uses 0x80 to encode EURO SIGN, but the corresponding Unicode
character is U+20AC, which is what counts for XML.


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