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Re: Windows-31J

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 14:13:18 +0900
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To: kuro@sonic.net, www-international@w3.org

As I said in another mail, this is a very old page.
As far as I know, the label 'Windows-31J' isn't used
widely. In theory, precise identification of the encoding
variant would be highly desirable. In practice, in particular
for Web pages, it unfortunately hasn't yet cought on.

Regrads,   Martin.

At 16:26 04/07/29 -0700, KUROSAKA Teruhiko wrote:

>I noticed that
>http://www.w3.org/International/O-charset-lang.html
>lists charsets that are used for a language.
>The list for Japanese does not include Windows-31J.
>Is this intentionally omitted because this charset tag is
>not used widely (despite that many web pages do include
>characters that are only found in Windows-31J but
>not in Shift_JIS proper) ?
>--
>KUROSAKA ("Kuro") Teruhiko, San Francisco, California, USA
>Internationalization Consultant
>http://www.bhlab.com/
Received on Friday, 30 July 2004 01:30:48 GMT

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