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RE: [xml-dev] [Summary] UTF-8 Question: e with acute accent should require two bytes, right?

 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Kearney [mailto:wkearney99@hotmail.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 14:43
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] [Summary] UTF-8 Question: e with acute 
> accent should require two bytes, right?
> 
> Alessandro Triglia wrote:
> > It is not correct to say that a Unicode character can be either an 
> > "ASCII character" or a "non-ASCII character".  It is better to say 
> > that some Unicode characters (those with codes below 128) have a 
> > corresponding character in ASCII.
> >   
> Who said anything about ASCII?  That just muddies up the water. 


The whole discussion is about Unicode and ASCII!  It started with the
following sentence in Roger's document:  "Here is a simple XML document.
Most of its characters are ASCII, but there is one non-ASCII character, the
 character"

Alessandro




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