From: Andreas Prilop (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 11:44:54 CST
On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Michael Everson wrote:
> German was not, in Roman type, normally written with the long s.
It /could/ and it was also written with "long s" as
Asmus Freytag already pointed out. Not always, but it could.
> I really don't have time today to look these up.
> Fine, Andreas, go to the Wikipedia
So you expect other people to follow the references
but you yourself refuse to do the same?
>> For practical applications; namely to specify the variant of
>> the Arabic script for Arabic/Persian/Urdu text.
> In what context? You haven't mentioned an instance of use.
When an HTML document is encoded in UTF-8, we can specify only
by lang=zh-CN or lang=zh-TW
whether a program should display it in Simplified or
Traditional Chinese typeface. Mozilla-based browsers do this.
A better, more logical way is by
lang=zh-Hans or lang=zh-Hant
I'm not sure whether the latest Mozilla browsers already
It should likewise be possible to specify by
whether a Persian or Urdu text should be displayed in
Naskh or Nastaliq style by the browser.
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