FW: BBC.co.uk languages - mostly not UTF-8

From: Don Osborn (dzo@bisharat.net)
Date: Mon Apr 13 2009 - 04:36:00 CDT

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    [FYI, forwarding the following from A12n-collaboration]

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    Subject: Re: [A12n-Collab] BBC.co.uk languages - mostly not UTF-8

    El dom, 12-04-2009 a las 21:24 -0400, Don Osborn escribió:
    > A quick review of coding on BBC World Service pages in diverse
    > languages at http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/languages/ reveals … a

    It's worth adding to this Tajik (now UTF-8, wasn't last year) and Welsh (iso-8859-1; although Welsh has characters, ŵ, ŷ that cannot be represented in this encoding for which they usually use the XML numerical code, e.g. dŷ)


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