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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: non english languages
Date Tue, 05 Oct 2004 14:05:26 GMT
Johannes Schaefer wrote:
<snip/>
> 
> I believe this depends on which language you're using,
> so it might be different for German/Spanish/Latin and
> Greek or Russian ... UTF-8 might work for all but it
> may be difficult to read (let alone type!).
> 
> OK. I'm not an expert here. I Digged into the web and
> found that UTF-8 is a special encoding of UNICODE.
> 
> The chars for Unicode may be found here:
>    http://www.unicode.org/charts/
> and a FAQ here:  http://www.unicode.org/faq/utf_bom.html
> 
> Other sources about charachter encoding (for HTML)include e.g.
>    http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~flavell/charset/checklist.html
>    http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/html/chars.html
> 
> So, may be someone with a profound understanding may
> give us better advice on which encoding to use ...

Interesting synchronicity on Cocoon Users, perhaps related:
Subject: XHTML and Entities: ' fails in IE
http://mail-archives.apache.org/eyebrowse/ReadMsg?listId=57&msgNo=38770

-- 
David Crossley


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