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Subject: Re: (fwd) Should OpenFormula BASE() and DECIMAL() definitions listcharacter set?
robert_weir wrote: > I'm cc'ing David Wheeler, who is chair of the formula subcommittee, and > Eike Rathke, who is editing OpenFormula (or at least will when he returns > from vacation). ... > In any case, I agree with your observation, that the range 'A'-'Z', > without stating an encoding is locale-dependent and this is a problem we > need to fix. ... > I suggest we explicitly state, in the introduction to the specification, > that all string and character literals in OpenFormula are in the value > space defined by Unicode. Then we can refer unambiguously to U+0041 ('A') > through U+005A ('Z') and U+0030 ('0') through U+0039 ('9'). Great solution. Any objections? I think we should do this. --- David A. Wheeler