[linux-elitists] Re: Yet another mozilla atrocity
Karsten M. Self
Thu Oct 9 17:27:00 PDT 2003
on Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 11:21:48PM +1000, Ben Finney (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On 09-Oct-2003, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > Any idea _why_ we've got hex encoding rather than ASCII values [in the
> > XML file]?
> At a guess, presumably it's to get around character-set limits of the
> XML format chosen. If so, it's not a very good reason, since XML should
> usually be UTF-8, allowing any currently-used character to be stored
> directly in the file.
> Which may mean that a bad decision was made, or may mean that my guess
> is wrong.
I was thinking about that. Likely Unicode / large characterset issues.
What are the XML limitations on this?
> \ "He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let |
> `\ that fool you. He really is an idiot." -- Groucho Marx |
> _o__) |
> Ben Finney <email@example.com>
Um...Why do you have a nose in your sig? ;-)
Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
user-agent considered harmful. Encourage W3M standards:
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