definition of "strings"

David Faure faure at
Tue Feb 6 10:37:14 CET 2007

On Tuesday 06 February 2007, Martin Konold wrote:
> Hi,
> in many places of the Kolab format definition there is mentioned the 
> term "string".
> I would like to define "string" more precisely.
> E.g.:
> Does is allow for bidirectional texts?

Of course, given that bidi characters are part of Unicode, and we use utf8 in the xml files.

> What about special characters like the carriage return, linefeed, control 
> characters like bell and quotation marks?

XML defines all this already.

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