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Re: Does XHTML support Chinese character set

From: Roland Bluethgen <calocybe@web.de>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 11:40:16 +0100
Message-ID: <3DC7A010.1080309@web.de>
To: "YANG,JI-FENG (HP-China,ex2)" <ji-feng.yang@hp.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org

YANG,JI-FENG (HP-China,ex2) wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question:
> Does XHTML support Chinese character set such as GB2312 and BIG5, which can
> be two bytes, three bytes and four bytes?

As XHTML is an XML application, character set issues solely depend on 
the capabilities of your XML processor. From an XML point of view, 
*every* character set is supported. Just your XML processor (i.e. your 
browser) has to support it. Most processors should support the several 
UTF encodings, so it's probably best to write in UTF-16 or so.
Received on Tuesday, 5 November 2002 05:40:26 UTC

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