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Re: Multi-Language Support

From: vdlinden <vdlinden25@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 12:49:48 -0400
To: "Paul Deuter" <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OE653Id2o08iHRLh0CZ0000b4de@hotmail.com>
We're trying to enter Traditional Chinese characters in an XML file with the
encoding set to UTF-8, but then when you try to view the XML in IE 5, it
doesn't work. However, if you change the encoding to UTF-16 or Big5, you are
able to view the xml in IE. Why is that?

Regards,

Cornee

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Deuter" <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>
To: "Baskara Ganesan N" <banatara@cisco.com>; <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2001 12:28 PM
Subject: RE: Multi-Language Support


> The default character set for XML is UTF-8.  Since
> UTF-8 encodes all the Unicode characters, you can
> have text in all the languages whose characters are
> included in Unicode - which is lots.
>
> If you look at Michael Kaplan's website www.trigeminal.com
> you will see an example of a page that contains a
> sentence in many different languages and that page is
> encoded in UTF-8.
>
> -Paul
>
> Paul Deuter
> Internationalization Manager
> Plumtree Software
> paul.deuter@plumtree.com
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Baskara Ganesan N [mailto:banatara@cisco.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 8:08 PM
> To: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Multi-Language Support
>
>
> Hi,
>      I need to support multiple languages in my XML file.  How can I do
> that ?.
>
> Baskara Ganesan N
> <mailto:banatara@cisco.com>banatara@cisco.<mailto:banatara@cisco.com>com
>
>
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