Re: http charset labelling

Masataka Ohta (mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp)
Wed, 14 Feb 96 17:00:14 JST


From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Message-Id: <199602140800.RAA07198@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: http charset labelling
To: gtn@ebt.com (Gavin Nicol)
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 96 17:00:14 JST
Cc: dupuy@cs.columbia.edu, uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <199602092319.SAA09874@ebt-inc.ebt.com>; from "Gavin Nicol" at Feb 9, 96 6:19 pm

> I should note that this problem may become more common as people put
> databases and whatnot online. It is very common for field names to be
> in some native language that does not use roman letters.

>From my 10 years of experience, I don't think so.

In Japan, for these 10 years, UNIX file names with Japanese
Kanji has been widely available. But, it is not used at all.

One problem is that it is more difficult to type in the name in
Kanji than ASCII.

The other problem is that systems with different locales
can not share files.

						Masataka Ohta