[JDEV] charset/encoding thread

Scott Robinson scott at tranzoa.com
Wed Aug 4 14:22:14 CDT 1999

Interleaved response.


* Jeremie translated into ASCII [Wed, Aug 04, 1999 at 01:23:34PM -0500][<Pine.LNX.4.10.9908041316430.16749-100000 at lor.jeremie.com>]
> I'd like to suggest that we kill this thread for the time being.

Just when we get discussion going. ;)

> We agree that the the client and server must both support the
> international UTF-8/Unicode and it's compatible with plain ascii, so that
> is what will be used by default to and from the server.

Two (three?) of us believe UTF-8/Unicode is the way to go, however, two
(three?) of us are not the majority. I would also note we suggested that
support for the XML stream being in a different charset was also noted.

> In the future we can re-explore supporting other charsets in the server as
> needed and as we have installed servers and international clients to test
> with.

Is there something wrong with discussion even without clients? Better
prepared and forewarned...

> Jer
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