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Re: [xml-dev] Ten Years Later - XML 1.0 Fifth Edition?

Pete Cordell wrote:
> Original Message From: "Elliotte Harold"
>> Perhaps there's an Amharic or Cambodian keyboard out there somewhere, 
>> but I really doubt any keyboard contain any characters added in 
>> Unicode 4.0 and beyond.
> I've seen East Asians entering some oriental font (I couldn't tell 
> which) using a standard US QWERTY keyboard.  So just because there isn't 
> a lump of plastic out there with the right characters on it doesn't mean 
> the characters can't be entered.

I wasn't saying that, but it was suggested (by someone else) that having 
the characters available on a keyboard was a good criterion for 
establishing which characters we must support.

My point was merely that XML 1.0 already meets and exceeds that criterion.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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