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RE: New version of: Setting encoding in web authoring applications

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 09:31:02 -0000
To: "'Jungshik Shin'" <jshin@i18nl10n.com>
Cc: <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000101c3a448$b5d87bd0$6501a8c0@w3c40upc3ma3j2>

Jungshik, Phil,

I've added these comments to the published version.

Thanks,
RI

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-geo-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-i18n-geo-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jungshik Shin
> Sent: 06 November 2003 02:15
> To: public-i18n-geo@w3.org
> Cc: public-i18n-geo@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New version of: Setting encoding in web 
> authoring applications
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Richard Ishida wrote:
> 
> > I have just this second received a new version of Phil's FAQ and 
> > uploaded it to the server.
> >
> > 
> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-setting-encoding-in->
appli
> > ca
> > tions.html
> 
>   I thought I asked 'Mozilla/Netscape composer' to be added 
> when I gave my feedback. I wonder why Mozilla was dropped in 
> the released version. (apparently there's a PR issue with 
> Mozilla) Please, use this line (there's a typo - Linix 
> instead of Linux - as
> well.) instead.
> 
> Mozilla/Netscape Composer (Windows, Mac OS, Unix/Linux, OS/2, 
> VMS, BeOS)
> 
> -----------
> Netscape Composer (Windows, Mac, Unix/Linix)
> 
>    Character  encoding  for  a document can be set here: View 
> > Character
>    Coding  menu. A file can be saved using a different 
> character encoding
>    here: File > Save As Charset.
> -----------
> 
> In Notepad/Wordpad section, it might as well be noted that 
> Notepad on Win2k offers only four choices, 'ANSI' (the 
> codepage corresponding to the default system locale), 
> 'Unicode' (meaning UTF-16LE on ix86), 'Unicode Big endian', 
> and UTF-8. I added several codepages to be supported in 
> Intl/Regional setting control panel, but Notepad's offering 
> didn't change.
> 
> In Vim section, platforms supported are missing. It's ported 
> to many OS' (http://www.vim.org/download.php) : Windows, Mac 
> OS, Unix/Linux, Amiga, MS-DOS, OS/2 etc. BTW, there's a 
> brand-new HTML filetype plugin that can automate charset/lang 
> setting in the future 
> (http://www.infynity.spodzone.com/vim/HTML/). It doesn't do 
> that yet (so it's not for FAQ), but I wrote to the author of 
> the plugin that the feature would be very handy.
> 
> 
>   Jungshik
> 
Received on Thursday, 6 November 2003 04:31:33 UTC

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