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Re: [Bug 27851] Add MS932 as a label of Shift_JIS

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:44:26 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78h2We+8nx_dMDgLRQdFK-+b0PXt1F7Thv3if3_p9b-gmw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 9:07 PM, Shawn Steele
<Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com> wrote:
> To me it feels like encouraging bad behavior to make the bad behavior "standard".

Basically:

* There are less clients than content
* It's easier to update clients than content

There are some tradeoffs to how far we are willing to bend over
backwards, but if we have data indicating adding a label could help a
ton of users, there's no reason not to add it to all clients.


> To further randomize, what are other folks doing about Zawgyi encoded Burmese text?  It's mangled Unicode and typically incorrectly declared as Unicode.  So it only works with the fonts that expect the non-Unicode encoding.

I would expect such documents to include the font. Any examples?


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