[JDEV] Writings from the Journal of TCharron
Thomas D. Charron
tcharron at my-deja.com
Wed Aug 4 11:18:35 CDT 1999
ISO-8 and ISO-16, as far as I know, DOES international support..
I'm going to have to do some reading..
On Tue, 3 Aug 1999 22:15:57 Scott Robinson wrote:
>If both are bad, then what is the "correct" solution? In my mind, Jabber
>_cannot_ be released without international support.
>* Thomas D. Charron translated into ASCII [Sat, Jul 31, 1999 at 11:49:53AM -0700][<IJBOEKFFLEBPEAAA at my-deja.com>]
>> >I would focus on the "must accept." I'm fine with accepting UTF-8 and
>> >UTF-16, however (and this is the reason they included a standard for passing
>> >encoding) we should also be able to handle internationalization. As the
>> >example was given, what would the Korean Jabber user think? Answer: they
>> >wouldn't use Jabber...
>> The problem I can as far as I can see it is, unless we convert from charset to charset, we can't really provide for inter-charset communications.. Switching charsets midstream = bad. Throwing off a new expat object for each packet, IMHO, also = bad..
>> But I'm also not experienced at ALL in internationalization.. Heck, when I need to ./configure I always ./configure --disable-nls.. ;-P
>> Thomas Charron
>> >> I know there's more that I'm forgetting..
>> >Everyone does! ;)
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