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Sorting it all Out : UCS-2 to UTF-16, Part 11: Turning it up to Eleven!

2009 Nov 16, 7:40Part 11 (of 11?) in a series on why you shouldn't freak out about the transition from UCS2 to UTF16. The answer is: you're already doing it wrong.PermalinkCommentstechnical ucs2 unicode utf16 text windows programming language michael-kaplan

Sorting it all Out : What do you get when you combine a base character with a buttload of diacritics?

2009 Mar 6, 11:47"Anyway, I decided to take the letter a and put as many different diacritics on it as I could." Micahel Kaplan sticks like 80 diacritics on the letter 'a'. Awesome.PermalinkCommentsencoding unicode diacritic language letter michael-kaplan

Meteorology Law of the People's Republic of China -- china.org.cn

2009 Feb 4, 4:16From Sorting it all Out wrt the weather gadget in Vista's sidebar, this link to China's laws on weather forecast: "Article 22 The State applies a unified system for the issue of public meteorological forecast and severe weather warning... No other organizations or individuals may issue to the community such forecast or warning." "Article 25 When the media, including radio, television, newspaper and telecommunication, issue to the community public meteorological forecast or severe weather warning, they shall use the latest meteorological information provided by a meteorological office... Part of the revenues from the distribution of meteorological information shall be drawn to support the development of meteorological service." Whether an application is legally allowed to provide a weather forecast is not an attribute I would have imagined necessary for a localization API.PermalinkCommentsvia:michael-kaplan china law legal politics weather forecast localization

Sorting It All Out : It isn't really PenIsland/PenisLand all over again

2007 Oct 12, 10:04FTA: 'From just released Microsoft security bulletin: "..formerly known as Wang Image Viewer, handles specifically crafted images files.."'. Specially crafted eh?PermalinkCommentshumor article michael-kaplan blog wang msrc microsoft security

Sorting It All Out : ASCII? no questions; I tell UNICODE lies

2007 Mar 13, 3:45Michael Kaplan answers my question about MultiByteToWideChar's flexible interpretation of US-ASCII.PermalinkCommentsencoding michael-kaplan us-ascii ascii unicode windows

Anyone out there switching modes in JIS?

2006 Dec 25, 3:11Note to self: Think about implications of this applied to your work (MLang + MBtWC)PermalinkCommentsarticle blog michael-kaplan codepage encoding windows programming iso-2022

Sorting It All Out : Extending the MS Transliteration Utility

2006 Aug 21, 11:34PermalinkCommentsunicode script language free tool microsoft transliteration blog michael-kaplan extensions

Sorting It All Out

2006 Mar 28, 3:38Michael Kaplan's blog Sorting It All Out - Lots of interesting comments on UnicodePermalinkCommentsblog development microsoft programming software unicode language michael-kaplan monthly
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