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   Re: [xml-dev] UTF-8+names

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John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> writes:

> Bill de h?ra scripsit:
> > I'd love to know what SOAP-oriented folks think about it.
> I should think they'd think it's totally useless, just like the original
> proposal for infoset-level names.  Machine-generated XML would have no
> use for UTF-8+names.

How ironic that your mailer generated "Bill de h?ra scripsit:"
then. Is there a reason it insists on charset=us-ascii?

> > It also potentially hurts interop - there are costs and benefits to 
> > be weighed up.
> Flexibility and interoperability are always opposed.  If we all had
> just one kind of computer and just one set of software, we'd all
> have perfect interoperability.  (Hmm.)

"I see a market for about 1 computer installation..."

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betting on the outcome.


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