Yes, Gregg, not specs, but products. In a nutshell, is it true that only
Shift_JIS is shipping in most/all actual products?
Arsa "Reynolds, Gregg" :
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mg [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2000 6:57 AM
> > (2)
> > Urgent question: is it true that WAP systems are shaping up
> > to ignore the
> > Unicode Standard?
> Doesn't look like it to me; see page 18 of
> International Support
> The document character set for WML is the Universal Character Set of
> ISO/IEC-10646 ([ISO10646]). Currently,
> this character set is identical to Unicode 2.0 [UNICODE]. There is no
> requirement that WML decks be encoded
> using the full Unicode encoding (e.g., UCS-4). Any character encoding
> ("charset") that contains a proper subset of
> the logical characters in Unicode may be used (e.g., US-ASCII, ISO-8859-1,
> UTF-8, Shift_JIS, etc.)
> "WML" is Wireless Markup Language. See also page 22, Section 7.6,
> "Internationalization". Looks like they want explicit markup of encoding
> and language.
> But that's the spec; I have no idea what's happening in actual products.
-- Marion Gunn Everson Gunn Teoranta <http://www.egt.ie>
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