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Fwd: Planning a "Unicode Only" Week

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 11:38:55 +0900
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To: www-international@w3.org
Cc: Daniel Yacob <unicode@geez.org>
This may be of interest to people on www-international.
If interested, please contact Daniel directly.

Regards,   Martin.

>Subject: Planning a "Unicode Only" Week
>From: Daniel Yacob <unicode@geez.org>
>Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 17:03:11 -0500

>A number of the Ethiopian language news services have tentatively planned
>for a "Unicode Only" week during the first week of January.  Service in all
>other encoding systems would be suspended during the week.  The intention
>is to give users a gentle push to download and install a Unicode font.  Users
>will be warned weeks ahead of time of the impending legacy encoding outage.
>The choice of the first week of January was mostly arbitrary.  If other web
>sites would like to join us for a larger "Unicode Only" week please contact
>me offline.  We could reschedule to coincide with the week of IUC-20 if there
>is enough interest.
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