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Re: HTML5 Issue 11 (encoding detection): I18N WG response...

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 03:53:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4AD52F0C.2010700@xn--mlform-iua.no>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>, Martin_J=2E_D=FCrst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Ian Hickson On 09-10-13 12.44:

> On Mon, 12 Oct 2009, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> Query of interest:
>> http://mxr.mozilla.org/l10n-mozilla1.9.1/find?string=global%2Fintl.properties&tree=l10n-mozilla1.9.1&hint=
> I've used this to create a table to replace the contentious paragraph.

Andrew Cunningham On 09-10-12 14.56:

>> > A list of only of non-Windows-1252 defaults sounds as a "table of
>> > the exceptions". Such a list should rather try to document all
>> > legacy encoding locale defaults there are - or could be. It
>> > probably should be defined by another spec, or a Wiki page.
> should be a short list relatively speaking.
> a longer list would be a list of all languages that web browsers currently
> only support using utf-8.

Ian's table [1] right now says that "all other locales" should 
default to Windows 1252. That would include localizations for 
those languages you have in mind here also.

leif halvard silli
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 01:53:56 UTC

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