W3CW3C Internationalization (I18n) Activity: Making the World Wide Web truly world wide!

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Internationalization Techniques:
Authoring XML

This page lists links to resources on the W3C Internationalization Activity site and elsewhere that help you understand how to author XML content for internationalization. It is one of several techniques pages.

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Characters

Getting started

Background information

Using escapes to represent characters

How to's
Useful reference links
Other links

Choosing between Unicode controls and markup

How to's
Other links

Language

Getting started

Background information

Specifying the language of content

How to's
Particularly useful links
Background information
Test data

Choosing language values

How to's
Useful external links
Other references

Markup & text

Identifying term definitions

How to's
Other references
  • The "Terminology" data category in the ITS Recommendation (section 6.4).

Using Unicode control codes in text

How to's

Working around unavailable characters/glyphs

How to's

Text direction

In this section

Specifying text direction

How to's
Background information
Other references
  • The "Directionality" data category in the ITS Recommendation (section 6.7).

Supporting localization


Contact: Richard Ishida (ishida@w3.org).

Content last changed 2013-02-12 20:56 GMT