Re: Pupil's question about Burmese

From: Andrew Cunningham (
Date: Mon Nov 08 2010 - 17:27:27 CST

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    On 9 November 2010 09:57, James Lin <> wrote:
    > Your system locale has to handle the Burmese language.  So you need to
    > either install Windows 7 in Burmese or change under Regional / Language
    > options in Control panel, under Adv tab.

    well considering Burmese is a language that is not supported by
    Microsoft ... the above is relatively irrelevant.

    The data in the given site is in a legacy encoding. If you wnat to
    reuse data, it may be necessary to convert data to Unicode. A numbe
    rof tools do exist for converting the major legacy encodings to
    Unicode or to certain pseudo-Unicode solutions.

    Alternatively look at other Burmese dictionary sites such as


    Andrew Cunningham
    Senior Project Manager, Research and Development
    State Library of Victoria

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