Re: Outstanding Issues for 2.0 RFC (charsets?)

Murray Maloney (murray@sco.COM)
Wed, 8 Feb 95 16:09:57 EST

Oops! I apologize if I gave you the impression
that I didn't think that your work was valuable.

I so think that there is much more that needs
to be worked out to have full and reliable interchange
of multi-lingual and multi-set character coding
on the WWW.


> > I'd like to see the character set problem worked out too.
> > But I don't think that it will be anytime real soon.
> > I agree with Dan and Eric's positions that we need
> > to move forward with what we have and get HTML 2.0
> > out the door. A few less engineers I could cope with,
> > I'm just glad that Dan doesn't want to shoot all of the
> > technical writers. :-)
> I suppose I need to defend the work I've already put in, then. I
> proposed a set of edits that primarly removed unnecessary language in
> the 2.0 draft, and clarified what was muddy language. That is, I
> propose that the edits I've offered actually *have* worked out 'the
> character set problem', and I question the assesment that "I don't
> think that will be anytime real soon".