From: Samuel Thibault (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jul 19 2006 - 06:04:02 CDT
Philippe Verdy, le Wed 19 Jul 2006 12:57:58 +0200, a écrit :
> From: "Samuel Thibault" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Cristian Secară, le Tue 18 Jul 2006 01:40:49 +0300, a écrit :
> >> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 20:55:00 +0100, Sinnathurai Srivas wrote:
> >> > ISO word processing woks perfectly with mostly all applications.
> >> The supported encoding of a word processor depends mainly on the
> >> operating system on where the word processor is runing.
> >> As far as I know, except for web browsers and e-mail clients, Microsoft
> >> and Apple platforms do not support true ISO-8859-x at all, at least not
> >> directly.
> > Even web browsers and e-mail clients make funny things with ISO-8859-x
> > charsets...
> Microsoft does support ISO-8859-x in its word processors, using the support from the OS. Also indirectly through the Windows codepages 125x which are extensions of ISO-8859-x where C1 controls have been replaced by other characters (for example Windows 1252 supports ISO-8859-1 except C1 controls,
Yes, and that's where they begin to do funny things like inserting
CP1252's single quotation mark in a text and then claiming that this is
ISO-8859-1... (just the same for the Euro symbol etc).
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