Re: Japanese Web pages in Unicode?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Jun 29 2002 - 07:40:40 EDT

At 08:46 +0900 2002-06-29, Dan Kogai wrote:

>Though I second the concepts of Unicode, I see no reasons why we
>have to default everything to Unicode; Even Europeans and Americans
>wouldn't buy that idea so long as ISO-8859-1 is enough.

It's not enough for European use. Apart from Greek and Cyrillic,
Latin requirements in Northern and Eastern Europe as well as Turkish
and Maltese are not met by ISO/IEC 8859-1.

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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