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Re: [xml-dev] nextml

On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Uche Ogbuji <uche@ogbuji.net> wrote:

  For me, UTF-8 or UTF-16 is certainly an improvement over JSON's UTF-8 only.

JSON is actually UTF-8/UTF-16/UTF-32.

I much prefer requiring only UTF-8. UTF-8 is enormously more common and a single encoding is a significant simplification; the gains from UTF-16 are much reduced by the fact that markup almost always uses ASCII characters.  If an implementation wants to support UTF-16, it should be free to do so, but as a requirement it is on the wrong side of the 80/20 line by a long way.


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