OK, OK. Maybe multilingual content is not so "rare". Anyway, that's not
my point. As you can see, I immediately followed that comment with a
question to Glen, asking whether *he* needs multilingual content for his
The point being, if he doesn't need multilingual content, then he will
be better off using non-UTF-8 pages, since there are problems with UTF-8
on certain browser versions, as I explained (but perhaps my email didn't
reach all of you, due to mailing list server problems).
If this email makes it out there, I may try to resend my earlier
"Figge, Donald" wrote:
> Not so rare. For instance, election ballots in Southern California typically
> contain instructional text in about half a dozen languages and several
> scripts on the same page.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 10:33 AM
> To: Unicode List
> Cc: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: HTML forms and UTF-8
> Michael Everson wrote:
> > Ar 00:02 -0800 1999-11-08, scríobh Glen Perkins:
> > >Thus saith Erik van der Poel <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > >>
> > >> Multilingual content is rare. Glen, do you need multilingual content?
> > More people in the world are multilingual than not. Except in North
> Yes, there are many multilingual people. Multilingual documents are
> rare. I.e. more than one language in a single document.
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