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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 16:42
> To: Alessandro Triglia; xml-dev@lists.xml.org; costello@mitre.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] [Summary] UTF-8 Question: e with acute 
> accent should require two bytes, right?
> 
> Alessandro Triglia wrote:
> > 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"
> 
> No, it's not about ASCII.  If it were then the accented 
> character would never have come up, as it CANNOT BE 
> REPRESENTED IN ASCII.  Not at all.  
> 
> I haven't minutely examined the entire thread of messages, 
> but I believe it was YOU, not the original post made by Roger 
> that brought up this whole ASCII nonsense. 


You are completely wrong.  Roger posted a reference to a document in which
**he** mentioned ASCII.  I replied to **that** posting and objected to the
use of the phrase "ASCII character".

Alessandro




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