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Re: Editor for HTML, UTF-8 and Arabic

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 15:19:51 +0200
Message-ID: <1707197632.20050331151951@w3.org>
To: "Jasper Michalczik" <jasper.m@gmx.net>
Cc: www-international@w3.org

On Thursday, March 31, 2005, 9:26:02 AM, Jasper wrote:

JM> Dear members of www-international,
JM> I’m looking for an editor that allows me to edit and save
JM> HTML-Files with UTF-8 encoding and displays Arabic script correctly.
JM> I tried XML-Spy, but in order to let it recognize Files as UTF-8 you
JM> have to put an xml-declaration at the beginning.

That is not my experience.  I just tested it - in a text editor
(EmEditor) I made <foo></foo>, found a line of sample Arabic (from the
W3C Office Morocco site), pasted it between the start and end tags,
saved it (UTF-8, BOM).

XML Spy (not the latest one - I happened to have version 5 release 4
installed) opened this file without a problem, and displayed the arabic

If I save it without a BOM it works just the same.
JM> I’m looking for some editor of the kind of ancient “HomeSite”.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
Received on Thursday, 31 March 2005 13:19:52 UTC

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