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RE: Euro mess (Was: valid locales ---> was bilingual websites

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 18:45:31 +0900
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To: "Paul Deuter" <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>, "Tex Texin" <texin@progress.com>, "Carl W. Brown" <cbrown@xnetinc.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
At 10:41 01/11/07 -0800, Paul Deuter wrote:
>A similar problem is when capitalization rules change for a locale.
>The German government did this a year or so back.  But what if
>your software was using the older uppercasing tables to normalize
>usernames? (i.e. to allow users to logon with a case insensitive name)

As far as I understand, none of the character-by-character
casing tables for German changed. 'Correct' capitalization of
some words changed, but lowercasing or uppercasing of a word
still works the same.

Regards,  Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 14 November 2001 04:45:53 UTC

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