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Re: [Cif2-encoding] A new(?) compromise position. .


On Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:25 AM, James Hester wrote:

>Here is a newish compromise:
>Encoding: The encoding of CIF2 text streams containing only code points in the ASCII range is not specified. >CIF2 text streams containing any code points outside the ASCII range must be encoded such that the encoding can >be reliably identified from the file contents.  At present only UTF8 and UTF16 are considered to satisfy this >constraint.

I would accept this compromise, or, preferably, a similar one that substitutes Herb's definition of "text" for "not specified".

Regards,

John

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John C. Bollinger, Ph.D.
Department of Structural Biology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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