Subject: Re: character sets in XML documents
To: None <netbsd-docs@NetBSD.org>
From: Rui Paulo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/16/2006 21:37:02
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On 2006.01.16 22:30:36 +0100, Klaus Heinz wrote:
| [ moved to netbsd-docs ]
| Rui Paulo wrote:
| > I think he should set the enconding in the first line of the XML files
| > and then use the native language accents/punctuation/etc.
| So far, I always use character entities for German umlauts instead of
| ISO-8859-1. Since NetBSD's localization features still leave a lot to
| be desired I felt this would make it easier for everybody.
| Should we encourage people to use their native character sets or leave
| it up to them?
Let's leave it up to them. It works fine for pt_BR and pt_PT (and I've
been encouraging them) but it may not for other languages.
-- Rui Paulo
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