From: Tim Greenwood (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Nov 10 2010 - 18:09:42 CST
Even more interesting is Windows 1252 and ISO8859-15 where the former is a
repertoire superset of the latter for the graphic characters, but not an
On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Kenneth Whistler <email@example.com> wrote:
> Mark Davis wrote:
> > What are also tricky are the 'almost' supersets, where there are only a
> > different characters. Those definitely cause problems because the
> > in data is almost undetectable.
> For example, Mark is referring to cases such as ISO 8859-1 and 8859-15.
> Those share all the same encoded characters except those at
> the code points 0xA4, 0xA6, 0xA8, 0xB4, 0xB8, and 0xBC..0xBE.
> So neither of the repertoires is a proper subset of the other,
> but the two coded character sets share the vast majority
> of their characters, including almost all of the common ones.
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