Meaning of "language" names
dsc at swcp.com
Wed May 31 16:24:47 EDT 2006
Several places in Revolution as in font names, htmlText, uniDecode(),
and uniEncode() the word "language" is used to designate the
character encoding. The value for language is not the name of some
standard, it seems, but is some other name, often the name of a
natural language. Presumably there is some map from the Revolution
names to the character encoding standard.
Is that arbitrary, or based on some Internet standard such as an IANA
standard or the MIME standard, or based on some Font standard? How
do I get from the Revolution names for character encodings to the
Does the "language" in this context ever indicate anything other than
character encoding to Revolution?
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