Re: html, http, urls and internationalisation

Masataka Ohta (mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp)
Thu, 1 Feb 96 10:30:01 JST


From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Message-Id: <199602010130.KAA14349@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: html, http, urls and internationalisation
To: glenn@stonehand.com (Glenn Adams)
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 96 10:30:01 JST
Cc: keld@dkuug.dk, masinter@parc.xerox.com, yergeau@alis.ca,
In-Reply-To: <9601311430.AA23660@trubetzkoy.stonehand.com>; from "Glenn Adams" at Jan 31, 96 9:30 am

>   ... for example big-5 is not covered by ISO 10646 ...
> 
> Why do you say this?

In Big-5, two characters are duplicatedly encoded to have two code
points. So, mapping from CNS 11643 or ISO 10646 can not be one to
one.

That is, % notation is the way to go.

							Masataka Ohta