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Re: Beta: XHTML 1.1 / XHTML Basic 1.0

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 00:44:54 +0200
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@gmx.net>
Message-ID: <a01060005-1021-0CD20229E6D911D6AC5400039300CF5C@[193.157.66.10]>

Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@gmx.net> wrote:

><http://validator.w3.org:8001/detailed.html>
>
>allows selecting a character encoding. In the list of available
>encodings is "iso-8859-3 (Maltese)". That encoding is however not just
>for Maltese. It is also for Esperanto and Turkish. In my experience it
>is nowadays used mostly for Esperanto, probably a lot more for Esperanto
>than for Maltese, and hardly ever for Turkish.
>
>Mozilla calls it "Southern European". In the list of encodings in the
>validator interface perhaps "Southern Europe" would fit in well after
>"Western Europe" and "Central Europe". But "Esperanto, Maltese" would
>probably be a better choice. If only one language can be mentioned, then
>the one most often used with "iso-8859-3" should be the one mentioned.

Fixed in CVS. I set it to "Southern Europe" pending review by our resident
expert on these issues (Martin Dürst). It will be in the next beta.

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