[tei-council] More on TEI Lite: work in progress
Sebastian.Rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 21 05:06:37 EST 2006
>> I dont agree. you specify the encoding that your document uses.
> But you are always free to use any codepoint with numeric references.
> These NCRs are to *Unicode* not to the declared encoding.
agreed. but the non-entity characters are in the declared encoding
> So what you
> declare is a subset.
I guess everything is a subset of unicode, yes
>> Most parsers will transcode it, but do not have to.
> Show me one that does not transcode. Life would be pretty hard then,
> I assume.
they all transcode; but they don't all support all encodings
> My friend uses CCCII, the Chinese Character Coding for Information
> Interchange defined in Taiwan 1985. There is also more recently the
> TRON character set in Japan, which is used in PC like operating
> systems and cell phones.
and these are not subsets of Unicode?
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