Re: Sync/Seek-robust UTF-7

From: David Starner (
Date: Wed Jun 19 2002 - 02:39:21 EDT

At 08:16 PM 6/18/02 -0700, you wrote:
>Yuck. You should be severely reprimanded for even considering to develop
>yet another one of these beasts.
>No more UTFs!
>At least please don't start mentioning your proprietary bit-twiddles in
>public with the "UTF" acronym anywhere nearby.

Geez, man, cool off. There's nothing sacred about the UTF's currently
in existence, and no reason to get pissed off about geeks discussing
different ways to encode Unicode. And there's certainly nothing
proprietary about an encoding that started life on an open mailing
list as a non-serious writeup on a lazy Tuesday morning.

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