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Re: WCAG and some linguistics problems

From: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 19:02:45 +0200
Message-ID: <008d01c39407$5390b420$0400a8c0@iwars>
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrizia Bertini" <patrizia@patriziabertini.it>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 6:32 PM
Subject: WCAG and some linguistics problems

you shall know that in hungarian there are some peculiar graphical
elements
(phonemas) which are not rendered in the usual Ascii - iso 8859 used for
the
Web. So many Hungarian pages are written changing this letters (which
expecially are an o and an u with long Umlaut - in hungarian there era
two
kind of umlaut and meaning can get very different). there is a pretty
easy
example:
tu'rņ' - cottage cheese, written with long plain vowels
and t"uro" - someone who in sopporting something - written with long
umlaut
vowels


Roberto:
Why don't use the right ISO language code as listed in W3C web site[1]?
(iso-8859-2) ?


Roberto Scano
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[1] http://www.w3.org/International/O-charset-lang.html
Received on Thursday, 16 October 2003 13:02:52 GMT

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