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Monthly Archives: June 2006


Internationalization: Awakening the Sleeping Giant

New talk slides [PDF 9Mb]

Presentation by Molly E. Holzschlag at the @media conference, London, UK, on 16 June, 2006. See also:

Categories: Highlight, Talks

CSS3 and International Text

New tutorial for REVIEW

Comments are being sought on this article prior to final release. Please send any comments to (subscribe). We expect to publish a final version in one to two weeks.

By following this tutorial you should:

  • have a general picture of the types of text control that will be available for non-Latin scripts in CSS3
  • understand the status of the work, and what you can do to help move the work forward.
Categories: For review

Language Tags and Locale Identifiers

Updated Working Draft

The Internationalization Core Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of Language Tags and Locale Identifiers for the World Wide Web. The draft includes mechanisms for identifying or selecting the language of content or locale preferences used to process information using Web technologies. It describes how document formats, specifications, and implementations should handle language tags, as well as data structures for describing international preferences.

The informative introductory section has been rewritten thoroughly, and the usage of language and locale have been separated explicitly.

Categories: Highlight, New draft

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