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Re: Registration of new charset: SAMI-WS2

From: Lars Marius Garshol <larsga@garshol.priv.no>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2001 18:16:11 +0200
To: ietf-charsets@iana.org, i18n-sme@lister.ping.uio.no
Message-id: <m3ofnns7n8.fsf@lambda.garshol.priv.no>

* Gustav Foseid
|
| Charset name:
| 
|   SAMI-WS2
| 
|   This is the name character set is know as in GNU libc.

I strongly support this registration. The Sami community in Norway
(and probably also elsewhere in Scandinavia) is using this charset in
web pages, and there is a real need for a recognized identifier for
it. 

Currently, people generally use "windows-1252" as the encoding
identifier, but if an identifier is adopted there is a real chance
that this may change.

Opera 5.5 will ship with support for this charset, and it would be
very good if it could support a commonly agreed identifier right from
the start.

--Lars M.
Received on Thursday, 4 October 2001 18:21:58 GMT

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