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RE: International business communications and Unicode

From: Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@mail.vicnet.net.au>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 09:19:28 +1000
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To: <webmaster@befrienders.org>, <www-international@w3.org>
At 03:36 PM 8/23/01 +0100, Eric Jarvis wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-international-request@w3.org
>[mailto:www-international-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Andrew
>Sent: 23 August 2001 14:00
>To: John Cowan
>Cc: Andrew Cunningham; Thierry Sourbier; www-international@w3.org
>Subject: Re: International business communications and Unicode
>> Quoting John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>:
>> >
>> > <plug>Linux does quite a bit better, BTW.</plug>
>> >
>> my personal hope is that linux will evolve in a way that will
>> our current reliance on microosft for multilingual computing.
>as somebody trying to run a site in 15 languages (and growing)...it
>is my fervent hope that whatever evolves will stick to a single
>globally applied standard...I don't care who provides it...I would
>like to be able to know that a single form of character encoding
>will work for any language AND will be able to be read by all users
>with their standard set up


>it seems to be a long way off

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