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Re: Ambiguity on 8859-* and bi-directionality

1994-07-22 01:12:59
Keith Moore writes:

I'm not sure exactly what is being proposed, but I'm very against
any attempt to retroactively legitimize the use of escape sequences
at all (let alone to indicate directionality) in MIME standard 

The use of ESC in iso-8859-* is done to be compatible with US-ASCII,
which has had the control characters from the very beginning.
It is too late to change that now.