This is a question for the Apple Developer Evangelist. Unfortunately, there
isn't one at the moment--I've applied for the job--so I am forwarding the
question to the Apple EvangeList mailing list. I also intend to write an
article about this mess in Multilingual Computers and Communications
At 1:51 PM -0700 8/20/97, Vincent DelGobbo wrote:
>> On 8/20/97 5:22 AM, Vincent DelGobbo (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>> >I could not get Cyberdog to work at all. In fact, the only
>> >encodings available from the pulldown were Western (MacOS) and
>> >Western (ISO 8859-1).
>> Cyberdog provides Unicode support by taking advantage of installed
>> Macintosh scripts and converting to them. MRJ and Netscape do the same.
>> Do you have any of the Language Kits installed?
>> John H. Jenkins
>As far as I know, no language scripts are installed on the
>machine I tested on. I looked at the page:
>Language kits for the following 7 languages are available
>at an approximate cost of $900 total (+tax +shipping):
> Arabic & Persian
>I am interested in supporting at least ISO-8859-1 through 9,
>and it looks like some needed language packs may not be
>available. What do I do about Greek? Do I really have to
>pay $900+ because I want to test my HTML for other languages?
>Why isn't the converted Cyberbit enough (at least for NS 4.01)?
>I did not see any mention of Unicode anywhere on the page.
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