[tz] TZ file comments UTF-8? Bastardized HTML? (was Re: Busingen revisited)
David Patte ₯
dpatte at relativedata.com
Fri Jan 11 15:23:58 UTC 2013
I also add one vote for UTF-8
On 2013-01-11 9:51, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
> Is it really necessary to avoid UTF-8 or 8 bit text in general in 2013? Can anyone name a system in use today that is not capable of dealing with it?
> On Jan 11, 2013, at 2:28 AM, Ian Abbott <abbotti at mev.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 2013/01/11 10:05 AM, Ian Abbott wrote:
>>> The HTML entities are also rather unreadable. If the HTML markup is
>>> removed, and the HTML entities can't be replaced with UTF-8 sequences,
>>> perhaps the non-ASCII characters could be replaced with TeX markup
>>> sequences e.g. 'B\"usingen' rather than 'Büingen'.
>> Typo: 'Büsingen'.
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