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Re: mobileOK tests - UTF-8 requirement

From: Sean Owen <srowen@google.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 13:01:59 -0400
Message-ID: <e920a71c0703131001k3724e905rc8d3f44865680b39@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Christoph Richter" <Christoph.Richter@bwin.org>
Cc: public-bpwg-comments@w3.org
Thank you Christoph. I've added this to the list of comments we're compiling
and reviewing. I know there was at least one other comment on UTF-8 so you
raise a good point here.

Sean

On 3/13/07, Christoph Richter <Christoph.Richter@bwin.org> wrote:
>
>  Hi,
>
>
>
> I know, this is discussed often, and I don't have anything against the
> test, just wanted to add a comment to it.
>
>
>
> We changed from UTF-8 to the desired ISO encoding (we deliver the specific
> encoding depending on the user language – currently we have 27 languages)
> because there are some handset incompatibilities.
>
> Some handsets send the header, that they support UTF-8, but then produce
> error's with this encoding.
>
> Since these handsets were from different manufactures and also in our top
> 20 handsets we decided to produce only ISO encodings.
>
>
>
> This was a decision nearly a Year ago. Maybe this has changed. And I think
> this will definitely in the future no problem, but currently we leave it as
> is.
>
> I cannot remember exactly what phones that were, but I think one of them
> was Sony Ericsson K700i.
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>
>
>
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> And btw, because of the Measures point, there is always an need to define
> 1px size of whatever for lines. And since we can produce for each handset
> the right page for their resolution we make everything in pixel…
>
>
>
> And thanks for the lot of work you guys put in here….
>
> Christoph Richter
>
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