Subject: Re: a (very) brief Guide to Translating the website into German
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 01/15/2002 10:06:32
Rainer Brandt <> wrote:

> For example:
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
> <html lang="de">
> <head>
>   <title>encoding test</title>
>   <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
> </head>
> <body>  ....

Aah, yeah, I remmber...

> (That's what I uploaded to the W3C validator.  Unfortunately, most
> clients don't know how to handle ISO-8859-15, which includes the
> Euro symbol.)

Hmm, not that we currently use it (to my knowledge anyway), but how is
the Euro symbol to be represented?  I guess as a number-reference

> Anyway, I think I'll end that discussion here.
> (It won't lead to anything.  At least nothing useful.)

Fair enough.  Maybe I should write "use the 'Neue Deutsche
Rechtschreibung', but when in doubt, use your best judgement" or

> (We'll get back to the pronounciation rules when you start offering
> audio files.  The server isn't sitting in Bavaria or Saxonia, is it?)

*shudder* ;-)
I'd prefer an original Berlin pronounciation.