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RE: [Moderator Action] Looking for UTF-8 *plain text* multilingual sample page and text editor

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 13:11:38 +0100
To: "'Kurosaka, Teruhiko'" <Teruhiko.Kurosaka@iona.com>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000201c2f911$03e673b0$7801000a@w3c40upc3ma3j2>


You can try my pages linked from

Just cut and paste the text from the browser window into Notepad on
WinXP (not sure about Win2K) and you should be all set.


> At 19:12 03/03/31 -0500, Kurosaka, Teruhiko wrote:
>> I am looking for a sample plain text file that has a few lines of
>> sample text in different languages (at minimum, English, Chinese,
>> Japanese and Korean) in UTF-8.  I have found some HTML samples such
>> as below but I could not find an equally good one in plain text
>> format: http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/utf8.html
>> http://crism.maden.org/dunno.html
>> I tried to convert one of the above to a plain text by eliminating
>> tags and extra text but my editor (Meadow, Mule based Windows
>> specialized Emacs editor) complains it cannot be UTF-8, probably
>> because the text contains some byte sequence it cannot understand
>> for whatever reason. 
>> I am also looking for a multilingual text editor that can read in
>> plain text file in popular encodings of CJK and UTF-8.  It does not
>> need to have any fancy functions.  Read, Write and Cut and Paste
>> would be enough.  Hopefully, it should have a builtin font so that
>> it can work on English Windows w/o extra font installation. If you
>> can recommend any, let me know. 
>> T. "Kuro" Kurosaka
>> Internationalization Architect
>> teruhiko.kurosaka@iona.com
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Richard Ishida

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