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Re: [Cif2-encoding] How we wrap this up

Indeed, point taken.

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Herbert J. Bernstein
<yaya@bernstein-plus-sons.com> wrote:
> Please characterize my proposal as
>
> 'as for CIF1 proposal with UTF8 in place of ASCII'
>
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> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, James Hester wrote:
>
>> Dear CIF2 encoding participants,
>>
>> As Herbert has indicated, we are starting to run out of time for
>> resolution of the encoding issue.  I believe that we have now explored
>> the various proposals sufficiently to all have a good understanding of
>> the consequences and advantages of each approach.  So, after a round
>> of final comments, I propose that we vote on the general scheme that
>> we recommend.  We can then flesh out the details of the particular
>> scheme that we have settled on, and take this completed proposal to
>> the DDLm group for their approval, following which we will present the
>> entire CIF2 syntax document to COMCIFS for a formal vote.
>>
>> The proposals that I believe are still on the table are:
>>
>> 1. Herbert's 'as for CIF1 proposal' recently posted here and to COMCIFS.
>> 2. Herbert's 'as for CIF1 proposal', together with Brian's proposal
>> (if you agree that they are compatible)
>> 2. UTF8-only as in the original draft
>> 3. UTF8 + UTF16
>> 4. UTF8, UTF16 + "local"
>>
>> I have not included the hashcode proposal as I believe it no longer
>> has any supporters.
>>
>> We would need to conduct a preferential vote.  I stress that this is
>> purely to determine the recommendation of this working group, and is
>> not in any way binding on COMCIFS.
>>
>> James.
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