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Re: Web browsers and the new language code for Hebrew

From: Mark H David <mhd@gensym.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 97 09:57:55 EST
Message-Id: <9702101457.AA28552@gensym1.gensym.com>
To: misha.wolf@reuters.com
Cc: www-international@w3.org, unicode@unicode.org
> recognise the old language code ("iw") but not the new one ("he").
> This is very worrying.  I hope the vendors will speedily enhance their 
> products to recognise both the old and new codes.

These browsers should also accept both old and new language
cods for Yiddish, which uses the Hebrew script (old "ji" and
new "yi").  FYI, there are more than two browsers that claim
to handle Unicode, Hebrew, and language codes in HTML

Mark David
Received on Monday, 10 February 1997 09:57:40 UTC

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