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Subject: RE: [office-formula] Re: (fwd) Should OpenFormula BASE() and DECIMAL() definitions list character set?
Does there need to be something said about what happens when the content.xml (or any other XML file) uses an encoding other than one for Unicode? My understanding is that other encodings are referenced to Unicode in and out, but not sure whether this has been clarified anywhere in ODF specifications nor in OpenFormula, where the ability to correctly interpret and to preserve on export may be impaired (though hopefully not for any of the printable Basic Latin characters of Unicode). - Dennis -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 11:34 To: David A. Wheeler; Eike Rathke; Michael Brauer; OASIS ODFF SC; firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [office-formula] Re: (fwd) Should OpenFormula BASE() and DECIMAL() definitions list character set? I checked with our local Unicode guru, to make sure we were expressing this right. He confirmed that it is correct to refer to the "value space" as Unicode "characters" and "strings", and the serialized versions as "encoded characters". [ ... ]