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Re: chinese

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2000 04:03:06 -0400 (EDT)
To: Dan Jacobson=n <jidanni@kimo.com.tw>
cc: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008200401450.15845-100000@tux.w3.org>
This should be done using the accept-charset parameters in HTTP - character
encoding is seperated from language (since it is possible to write some
languages in several different encodings (and in principle possible to write
all languages in any encoding).


Charles McCN

On Sat, 19 Aug 2000, Dan Jacobson=n wrote:

  there are two standards for chinese chars: big5 and gb... but all i see is
  'zh' ... this affects e.g., www.gnu.org homepage where as there is/was no
  differentialtion in which standard one was to select...
  Dan Jacobson = n   http://www.geocities.com/jidanni
  Tel:+886-4-5854780; starting year 2001: +886-4-25854780

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