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From Johannes Schaefer <johannes.schae...@uidesign.de>
Subject Re: non english languages
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2004 08:40:50 GMT
David Crossley wrote:

>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
>
>  
>
It looks like there is something similar already in the FAQ:


        2.12. How to use special characters in the labels of the
        site.xml file?

The answer there is to use &#xxx; encoding.

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