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Re: Multi-Language Support

From: Yung-Fong Tang <ftang@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 18:59:47 -0700
Message-ID: <3BC3AB93.E76A771B@netscape.com>
To: vdlinden <vdlinden25@hotmail.com>
CC: Paul Deuter <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>, www-international@w3.org


vdlinden wrote:

> 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?

Try Netscape6 (or 6.1 ) or Mozilla it work fine there. BTW, feel free to read my
power point presentation about XML and CSS for international content at
http://people.netscape.com/ftang/paper/unicode18/ the html version does not
include the "notes". Sorry for 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
> >
> >
Received on Tuesday, 9 October 2001 22:03:11 GMT

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