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Re: Three new I-Ds re. URL i18n

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 12:30:17 -0400
Message-Id: <199708011630.MAA07690@nathaniel.eps.inso.com>
To: mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch
CC: www-international@w3.org
>> Your proposal is a 
>> patch over a broken design. If we had clean seperation, there would
>> be two problems: I18N of naming, and I18N of searches. They
>> could have the same technical resolution (use UTF-8), but that
>> doesn;t mean to say they need to share the same *mechanism*.
>Having the same technical solution simplifies implementation.
>And internationalized they need to be anyway. The question
>of whether we would be better off with two separate mechanisms
>is an interesting one, but it is independent of the question
>of how to do internationalization.

I disagree. The definition of the mechanism could have a drastic 
effect of the strategy to use for I18N. 
Received on Friday, 1 August 1997 12:30:59 UTC

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