This is very much like how we did the multlingual content in http://www.unicode.org/unicode/standard/WhatIsUnicode.html, which currently has English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Arabic; with more to follow.
Herman Ranes wrote:
> email@example.com skreiv:
> > I am mixing Japanese and Turkish letters on my site.
> > 1) How do I convert Latin-* text to UTF-8 text?
> > 2) How do I convert Shift-JIS text to UTF-8 text?
> I suppose you do not mean dynamic / server side conversion, but text
> preparation only.
> You can use MS Internet Explorer 5.0:
> -Load the text
> -Select codepage, so that the text displays properly
> View - Encoding - More ---
> -Save the UNICODE text file:
> Save as - Encoding:UTF-8
> > 3) How do I mark text as UTF-8?
> If you can not configure the server to include the appropriate HTTP
> header info, you can instead / in addition use the following META-tag in
> the HTML code:
> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
> > 4) Will people actually be able to SEE BOTH the Japanese AND the Turkish?
> If fonts with the required repertoire are installed, they will! (Mozilla
> / Netscape 6.0 requires no more preparations -- it will pick
> subtitutions from the avalable fonts.)
> If the HTML-text is language-tagged -- and the browser correctly
> configured, the text may be displayed in correct font styles. (Japanese,
> not Chinese.)
> A page which contains both Japanese and Esperanto, in UTF-8 and with
> language tags:
> > 5) Is there a little "formatted in Unicode" logo I can put on my site?
> > 6) Is there a "Unicode Help" site so people like me don't have to post these
> > questions on lists like these?
> > I bet 1 and 2 could be done with CGI scripts, and 3 is trivial.
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