From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 23:37:08 EST
Mark Davis scripsit:
> Some more details. Usually, by 'extension' one means a superset of
> the mappings. windows-1252 is formally disjoint from iso-8859-1 --
> not a superset -- since it has mappings for 0x80..0x9F which are
> different from iso-8859-1's mappings for the same bytes.
I don't have access to ISO 8859-1 itself, but ECMA-94 (1986), which is
supposed to be equivalent, doesn't actually define anything for 0x80..0x9F.
So I think the term "superset" is in fact justified.
-- John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan Rather than making ill-conceived suggestions for improvement based on uninformed guesses about established conventions in a field of study with which familiarity is limited, it is sometimes better to stick to merely observing the usage and listening to the explanations offered, inserting only questions as needed to fill in gaps in understanding. --Peter Constable
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