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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Character encodings and JSON RFC (spun off from COUCHDB-345)
Date Sun, 30 Aug 2009 05:39:10 GMT
On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 01:33:14AM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> Well technically... If their both valid encodings of unicode, then
> they're both valid encodings of each other. Just because you're
> concerned about how the represent unicode doesn't mean we can't define
> that ISO-8859-1's encoding table isn't encoding utf-8 representations
> of code points. Granted this gets into up is down and left is right
> territory.

Don't get technical on me, motherfuton.

If you want a word for this, you would say they are transcodings of each other.

> But you started it when saying that something that
> represents a subset of unicode is a valid encoding. Which its not.
> lrn2nyquistfrequency fool!

US-ASCII encoded an extremely limited subset of Unicode.

US-ASCII is a perfectly valid encoding of Unicode.

Learn to Unicode your face, up in that.

Kindest regards,

-- 
Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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