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Re: XML Blueberry (non-ASCII name characters in Japan)
- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2001 14:52:38 -0400
Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> A different decision was made for name characters. There it was
> decided that these would be based on Unicode 2.0, and that code
> points which might be assigned in the future would not be allowed
> as name characters.
I think that was the *effect* of the decision, but not actually
the decision itself.
> I'm not sure that decision was right, but I
> don't think a convincing argument for revisiting it now has been
> made yet.
Please tell me what kind of argument you would find convincing.
> Even if
> Unicode did something as radical as shuffling the code points for
> the different characters, that wouldn't mean that XML had to
Which Unicode would never do.
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