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Re: New FAQ: Global Gateway

From: Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 12:25:55 +1100
Message-ID: <3FBAC6A3.5060305@vicnet.net.au>
To: Tex Texin <tex@i18nguy.com>
Cc: "RICHARD,FRANCOIS (HP-France,ex1)" <francois.richard@hp.com>, "'jyunker@bytelevel.com'" <jyunker@bytelevel.com>, public-i18n-geo@w3.org

Tex Texin wrote:

> Writing the name of the language in the language is visually very identifiable
> and stands out
> to readers of the language, so works well.

yes it works very well

> I'd be interested to see what others think a good solution is.

as to sorting, not overly feasible with mixed scripts, although I've 
known a few sites that have sorted on other criteria, eg phonetic value, 
so that langauge names are in a somewhat arbitary order based on 
pronunciation of the language name.


Andrew Cunningham
Multilingual Technical Officer
Online Projects Team, Vicnet
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