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RE: Editor for HTML, UTF-8 and Arabic

From: Deborah Cawkwell <deborah.cawkwell@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 10:28:06 +0100
Message-ID: <418B7E44473AC34488C9E730D09FF3CF051790D8@bbcxue204.national.core.bbc.co.uk>
To: "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>, "Jasper Michalczik" <jasper.m@gmx.net>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>

I use Notepad for Arabic, saving as 'UTF-8' not 'Unicode' (which is

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-----Original Message-----
From: www-international-request@w3.org
[mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ivan Herman
Sent: 31 March 2005 09:08
To: Jasper Michalczik
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Subject: Re: Editor for HTML, UTF-8 and Arabic

I do not 'edit' arabic directly, but I have to include arabic (and other
texts) regularly 
in my text (eg, managing translations). I use jEdit and/or EmEdit. jEdit
has the 
advantange of being in Jave and the disatvantage of being in Java :-).
EmEdit is a simpler 
editor (does not really have XML editing facilities) but handles UTF-8
correctly. It runs 
on Windows only.

I hope it helps


Jasper Michalczik wrote:
> Dear members of www-international,
> I'm looking for an editor that allows me to edit and save HTML-Files
> UTF-8 encoding and displays Arabic script correctly. I tried XML-Spy,
but in
> order to let it recognize Files as UTF-8 you have to put an
> at the beginning.
> I'm looking for some editor of the kind of ancient "HomeSite".
> Thank you very much,
> Jasper Michalczik


Ivan Herman
W3C Communications Team, Head of Offices
C/o W3C Benelux Office at CWI, Kruislaan 413
1098SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel: +31-20-5924163; mobile: +31-641044153;
URL: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/


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