RE: [ANN] World Address Project starts and relies on Unicode heav ily

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Mon Oct 07 2002 - 15:06:26 EDT

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    Carl W. Brown wrote:
    > Marco,
    > Things are a bit more complicated. The address should be in
    > the format & language of the recipient but the country
    > should be in the language and positioned according to the
    > sending country.

    Er... Have I denied this?

    > Unicode is not a complete solution. Yao mentioned Chinese
    > addresses. These might be in Traditional or Simplified
    > font depending on destination.

    Unicode has both Traditional and Simplified characters, so do many Unicode
    fonts. And the destination doesn't normally change in an address (apart in
    science fiction novels which feature wheel-mounted nomad cities).

    _ Marco

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