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RE: Why is UTF8 not being taken up in Asia Pacific for Public Web sites?

From: Mark Inkster <minkster@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 12:41:25 -0700
To: "LUNDER,BEN (HP-Australia,ex3) (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>)" <ben.lunder@hp.com>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NGBBKAEMGGJCBFDPFNIFEENGDMAA.minkster@yahoo-inc.com>

<snip>
Obviously google, being the market leader they are, is one of those
organisations looking for and applying these simplifications.
</snip>

for search, it's important to be able to show results in multiple languages
on the same web page.  UTF-8 handles this better than legacy encodings.  i
suspect this is a key part of google's motivation.
Received on Monday, 19 May 2003 15:40:43 GMT

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