Re: Accept-Charset support
You have taken my quote out of context. Let me replace the context:
> >(from someone else)
> >Prediction: This will not always be true. I would expect more translation/
> >transliteration servers to appear in the near future.
> If I do not know Japanese, transliteration will not be of much use. If I do,
> I would prefer Japanese characters.
> # I, on the other hand, would, because I have a limited knowledge of
> # Japanese characters/ideographs/logographs, but a much more extensive
> # knowledge of spoken Japanese. This is not unusual amongst
> # Japanese-as-2nd-language speakers.
> Another user:
> > My favorite color is blue. I would prefer to have web pages with blue
> > backgrounds and white text rather than red and green. Red really makes
> > me angry!
> Just because users have some preference doesn't mean that putting the
> preference into the user agent request string is useful.
It is not intuitively obvious what the user wants to see. I'm not arguing
that the preference be included in the user agent request string. I am giving
an example of the diversity of user preferences.
Make of it what you will, but I suspect user-end interpretation is going to
be difficult. In any case, I refuse to be a party to any particular camp
in this issue. I monitor this list mostly for information.