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Re: Use of charset name CNS11643

From: Yung-Fong Tang <ftang@netscape.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 12:53:50 -0700
Message-ID: <3B27C4CD.7C797297@netscape.com>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
CC: Andrea Vine <avine@eng.sun.com>, I18n Prog List <i18n-prog@yahoogroups.com>, "WWW Int'l list" <www-international@w3.org>, bobj@netscape.com, momoi@netscape.com


Martin Duerst wrote:

> At 14:47 01/06/08 -0700, Yung-Fong Tang wrote:
>
> >I think netscape use "x-euc-tw" instead of "euc-tw" . I don't think we use
> >"cns11643"
>
> Hello Yung-Fong,
>
> I think it would be very good if somebody registered 'euc-tw' with IANA
> (http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets). Using x-... is a bad
> idea. Registration is almost as easy as writing an email. Do you think
> somebody from Netscape could do it? Please note that IANA is not
> a government body, and will register it on technical grounds only.

Totally agree with you. It is a shame that I didn't do it years after I work
for Netscape.

> Regards,   Martin.
>
> P.S.: Can you point me to a table of the 'charset's and aliases that
> Netscape/Mozilla is supporting?

read
http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/intl/uconv/src/charsetalias.properties
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