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From Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hat...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Encoding for test master files.
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2006 09:41:43 GMT
Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunteren@gmail.com> writes:

> On 7/28/06, Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hatlen@sun.com> wrote:
>> All of the master files are 7 bit ASCII files, but they are read as
>> UTF-8 (which works since ASCII characters have the the same encoding
>> in UTF-8 as in US-ASCII). Some of the tests in i18n/* output non-ASCII
>> characters, but Sed.java replaces them with >EnC charcode<, so they
>> are also 7 bit ASCII.
>> --
>> Knut Anders
> Thx for correcting my earlier pronouncements...

Elaborating, not correcting. :)

I just wanted to emphasize that even though they sometimes are treated
as UTF-8, ISO-8859-1 or Cp1252, they in fact don't contain any
characters outside US-ASCII, and therefore it doesn't matter which of
these encodings we use.

Knut Anders

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