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

From: <David_Possin@i2.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 14:31:15 -0600
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: cbrown@xnetinc.com, Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com, texin@progress.com, www-international@w3.org, www-international-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFF360ACFD.03094387-ON86256B04.00702537@i2.com>
This is correct, nothing changed here, and person names are still used 
capitalized normally, but some parts of a name may not be capitalized. 
Example: "Baron von Richthofen" or "Richard der Dritte". This distinction 
is only relevant if user names are to be the same as real names.

David Possin

Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Sent by: www-international-request@w3.org
11/14/01 03:45 AM

        To:     "Paul Deuter" <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>, "Tex Texin" 
<texin@progress.com>, "Carl W. Brown" <cbrown@xnetinc.com>
        cc:     <www-international@w3.org>
        Subject:        RE: Euro mess (Was: valid locales ---> was  bilingual websites

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 15:37:12 UTC

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