From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 09:38:56 CST
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Andreas Prilop
> 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
> support this.
> It should likewise be possible to specify by
> lang=fa-**** lang=ur-****
> whether a Persian or Urdu text should be displayed in
> Naskh or Nastaliq style by the browser.
I find this completely unconvincing. Naskh and Nastaliq are but two of many calligraphic styles. This is a font choice, IMO. I do not see this as a good case for adding new IDs to ISO 15924.
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