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 Character encoding - UTF-8 Character encoding - UTF-8
-  * For8: Allows authors to spell their names correctly; certain special characters in equations or quoted from other texts allowed; citations of web pages using more international characters possible; in discussions of internationalization,​ actually being able to +  * For: Allows authors to spell their names correctly; certain special characters in equations or quoted from other texts allowed; citations of web pages using more international characters possible; in discussions of internationalization,​ actually being able to illustrate the issue is rather helpful, and you can't illustrate a Unicode code point with "​U+nnnn"​.
-illustrate the issue is rather helpful, and you can't illustrate a Unicode code point with "​U+nnnn"​.+
   * Against: Exactly what characters are allowed and where the line should be drawn remains unclear (why some characters commonly used in European languages and not other, non-Latin characters? This is just pushing the problem around.)   * Against: Exactly what characters are allowed and where the line should be drawn remains unclear (why some characters commonly used in European languages and not other, non-Latin characters? This is just pushing the problem around.)
   * Additional thoughts: just moving from ASCII to UTF-8 (as opposed to UTF-8 and HTML or XML) leaves us with dependencies on the local file systems and processors to be configured properly and do the right thing with the document though adding a byte-order mark (BOM) to the beginning of each non-HTML UTF-8 text file will go a long way towards recognition;​ browsers will recognize UTF-8 and can declare the encoding definitively   * Additional thoughts: just moving from ASCII to UTF-8 (as opposed to UTF-8 and HTML or XML) leaves us with dependencies on the local file systems and processors to be configured properly and do the right thing with the document though adding a byte-order mark (BOM) to the beginning of each non-HTML UTF-8 text file will go a long way towards recognition;​ browsers will recognize UTF-8 and can declare the encoding definitively
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