Re: Plane 14 language tags

From: Martin J. Duerst (
Date: Wed Jan 26 2000 - 01:52:33 EST

At 09:11 00/01/19 -0800, Christopher John Fynn wrote:
> One reason it might be a good idea to encourage the use of plane 14 language
> tags rather than tagging schemes outside Unicode is that once you have
> external tags it becomes almost as easy to support a set of separate
> encoding standards for individual languages as it is to support Unicode.

Chris - I think this is completely wrong. Please have a look at HTML
and XML. Using mixed encodings in those cases would be a true nightmare.

Regards, Martin.

#-#-# Martin J. Du"rst, World Wide Web Consortium

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