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Re: [wmvs] Open Issues for 0.7.0

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 08:36:36 +0200
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
cc: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
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Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org> wrote:

>Thanks for your explanations. Please don't use I18N to refer simply to
>message localization, or preparation for message localization. I18N
>definitely includes charset issues,...

Ok, I'll try to amend my useage of the term.

It just feels... awkward, since dealing with different encodings and languages
in input is a core feature of our application -- much like supporting HTML is
- -- and I think of I18N as the process or feature of the app itself working
well in an international context; i.e. by providing its output in an
international or universal encoding (UTF-8) and in multiple languages (l10n).

>Also, if possible, could you try to avoid non-ASCII quotes? My mailer
>doesn't deal well with them. Thanks!

Heh! Mr. I18N's MUA can't deal with UTF-8... :-)

I'll try to keep it in mind.

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