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Bug 2 - ISO-8859-3 mislabelled on detailed.html.
Summary: ISO-8859-3 mislabelled on detailed.html.
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Website (show other bugs)
Version: 0.6.0b1
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Terje Bless
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-10-24 18:01 UTC by Terje Bless
Modified: 2008-12-02 22:42 UTC (History)
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Description Terje Bless 2002-10-24 18:01:48 UTC
The advanced version the validator page


allows selecting a character encoding. In the list of available
encodings is "iso-8859-3 (Maltese)". That encoding is however not just
for Maltese. It is also for Esperanto and Turkish. In my experience it
is nowadays used mostly for Esperanto, probably a lot more for Esperanto
than for Maltese, and hardly ever for Turkish.

Mozilla calls it "Southern European". In the list of encodings in the
validator interface perhaps "Southern Europe" would fit in well after
"Western Europe" and "Central Europe". But "Esperanto, Maltese" would
probably be a better choice. If only one language can be mentioned, then
the one most often used with "iso-8859-3" should be the one mentioned.
Comment 1 Terje Bless 2002-10-24 18:02:26 UTC
Fixed. Changed labelling from "Maltese" to "Southern Europe".