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RE: a few problems in O-charset-lang.html

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 18:25:44 +0100
To: "'Tex Texin'" <tex@i18nguy.com>, <kuro@sonic.net>
Cc: "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@w3.org>, "'Jungshik Shin'" <jshin@i18nl10n.com>, <www-international@w3.org>, <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040802172545.DCC7B4F052@homer.w3.org>

Are you volunteering, Tex ?

RI


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tex Texin [mailto:tex@i18nguy.com] 
> Sent: 01 August 2004 10:02
> To: kuro@sonic.net
> Cc: Richard Ishida; 'Martin Duerst'; 'Jungshik Shin'; 
> www-international@w3.org; public-i18n-geo@w3.org
> Subject: Re: a few problems in O-charset-lang.html
> 
> A search by yahoo! of "O-charset-lang" brings up 4450 
> references to the link.
> 
> As it is being cited as a reference, rather than remove the 
> content we should improve the content of the page.
> We should still recommend utf-8, but help people understand 
> which encoding conversions they may need to provide support 
> for, to enable legacy data to be moved to utf-8.
> Also, point out some difficulties of conversion for certain 
> of the encodings, as Murata-san's document "XML Japanese 
> Profile" does for Japanese encodings
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/japanese-xml/)
> 
> tex
> 
> 
> KUROSAKA Teruhiko wrote:
> > 
> > I have reached this page from MacroMedia's ColdFusion 
> > internationalization web publication.  There may be other 
> external web 
> > sites that are referencing this page.
> > 
> > Thank you for taking actions quickly.
> > 
> > > I'm wondering whether we shouldn't remove all other 
> content from the page.
> > >
> > > Note that we no longer intentionally link to this 
> document from the 
> > > International site.
> > --
> > KUROSAKA ("Kuro") Teruhiko, San Francisco, California, USA 
> > Internationalization Consultant http://www.bhlab.com/
> 
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