1266 Coding system for VisibleString255
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Created: 19 May 2014
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Issue: What is the coding system of “d” data attribute? For Russian language, for example, we have Windows-1251, DOS cp866, KOI-8 and other coding systems. Which one to choose? I think the same problem arises in other languages with non-Latin alphabet.
Proposal: I suggest to make “d” attribute obsolete and use “dU” attribute instead. And I suggest to use UTF-8 coding system for other data attributes with VisibleString255 type ("vendor", "hwRev", "swRev",