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Re: Handling Aboriginal Languages

From: Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 14:18:57 +1100
Message-ID: <496EAB21.2070704@vicnet.net.au>
To: Brian Cassidy <brian.cassidy@gmail.com>
CC: www-international@w3.org
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Brian Cassidy wrote:

> Hello All,
> As a web developer in Canada, I've had to deal with both of our
> official languages: French and English. Today I've been given a new
> challenge as one of our clients wants to develop a site in some
> Aboriginal languages (Tlicho [1] for e.g.).
> Now, traditionally I just do everything in utf-8 and send that across
> the wire. However, with this language, are there even unicode
> codepoints for it? If so, how would i do the data entry? There are
> fonts available for the language so i could "cheat" and go that route
> as well.
> Does anyone have any advice on what direction I should follow?
> Thanks in advance,
> -Brian Cassidy (brian.cassidy@gmail.com)
> [1] http://www.tlicho.ca/

Andrew Cunningham
Senior Manager, Research and Development
State Library of Victoria
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Melbourne VIC 3000

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Email: andrewc@vicnet.net.au
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