In <199902101331(_dot_)IAA20315(_at_)spot(_dot_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> Keith
Moore <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> writes:
OK, so what would that look like? Presumably it would have to include
downgrading of some sort.
one thing at a time. first, you need a good spec for the format,
Well I recently posted here a summary of what USEFOR is proposing -
essentially all protocol words must be ASCII, stuff for humans may be
non-ASCII (phrases, unstructureds, values of some parameters, etc). There
will be a new USEFOR draft out shortly with detailed syntax (though still
needing some details fixing). That could be a good starting point.
probably along with some strong discouragement to ship
UAs that generate raw UTF-8 by default
(but support for reading it might not be such a bad idea)
the downgrading document can follow - actually it should specify
translation in both directions.
Yes, something like that.
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