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   Re: [xml-dev] fuzzy end of this lolly-pop OR Why Latin Rocks

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I don't understand.  Can't encoding="utf-8" or "utf-16" on the XML
declaration do the job? - i.e. represent every possible "code-point"?
Of course, utf-8 would be better (more efficient space-wise) if the text
is predominantly written in the Latin  *alphabet*, with only occasional
excursions into Greek or Cyrillic or whatever.

William J. Kammerer

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "tedd" <tedd@sperling.com>
To: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Saturday, 05 March, 2005 01:17 PM
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] fuzzy end of this lolly-pop OR Why Latin Rocks


>For the most part we're just talking alphabets here.

No, we're talking about code-points -- there are no alphabets in
Internet land. All url's, which is what I'm discussing, are a
collection of code-points.

Now, to draw this thread back to on-topic, I know how code-points are
used in url's, html, and such, but I would like to see how xml
incorporates/uses Unicode code-points. Anyone? Please enlighten me.




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