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Re: Translated IUC10 Web pages: Experimental Results

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 1997 11:59:07 -0500
Message-Id: <199702051659.LAA08424@nathaniel.ebt>
To: mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch
Cc: misha.wolf@reuters.com, unicore@unicode.org, unicode@unicode.org, www-international@w3.org, search@mccmedia.com, iso10646@listproc.hcf.jhu.edu, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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>> I think it very unlikely that plain 16-bit Unicode will be adopted by 
>> browsers in the next year or two.
>Why not? It is more compact for East Asia (apart from the fact that
>compression can be used anyway). I might understand if you would say
>that it might not be adopted by content providers. But for browsers,
>supporting UCS2/UTF-16 in addition to UTF-8 is an extremely small
>addition, so I don't even see why there is discussion about it.

As I said, I have a server *today* that can generate UCS-2. I would like
to use that in Asia if I could.
Received on Wednesday, 5 February 1997 09:12:06 UTC

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