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   Re: [xml-dev] XML and mainframes, yet again (was RE: [xml-dev] So mecomm

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David Carlisle scripsit:

> It is unnatural to
> allow #85 as white space in XML as (currently at least) it isn't as far
> as I know an end of line character in any ascii/unicode based system.

It is.  ASCII text files on a mainframe use #x85 (encoded as 85)
as the line-end character.

> At least NEL was flagged as being considered in the original
> requirements doc and is a single byte in utf8.

Two bytes in UTF-8; one byte in 8859-x.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
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