From: Kida Yasuo (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Feb 23 2004 - 20:56:56 EST
> I have noticed a lot of Japanese sites use shift-jis, why is this?
Because it's like ASCII for Japanese characters.
It seems the number of utf-8 encoded Japanese and English sites are
increasing as defaults for some (or most?) blog systems / hosting
services are utf-8.
On 2004/02/23, at 4:08, steve wrote:
> To create a multilingual webiste would it be best to use UFT8
> encoding? I have noticed a lot of Japanese sites use shift-jis, why
> is this? Do all browsers support unicode now?
> Thank you for your help,
> Steve Bartwhistle
> Technology Director
> Translation services for 140 different languages
> Translation for all file types, formats and technology
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