On 5/8/07, John Joyce <dangerwillrobinsondanger / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On May 8, 2007, at 12:21 AM, Harry Kakueki wrote:
>
> > On 5/7/07, Roseanne Zhang <roseanne / javaranch.com> wrote:
> >> Harry Kakueki wrote:
> >> > Can you view Japanese documents on the internet with an English OS
> >> > without special settings or is it garbled text?
> >> > This may seem like a silly question but I have always used a
> >> Japanese
> >> > OS so I do not know.
> >> >
> >> > Is it just about the browser? Or is this a thing of the past?
> >> >
> >> > Harry
> >>
> >> The user/reader machine needs to install Chinese/Japanese fonts to
> >> see
> >> them, otherwise, they would be all question marks. I am currently
> >> working on a machine without those font installed, therefore, I
> >> cannot
> >> read any Chinese etc... :(
> >>
> >> --
> >> Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
> >>
> >>
> > OK. I guess I get it.
> > It's about the fonts. That was pointed out earlier but I missed it.
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> > Harry
> >
> > --
> > http://www.kakueki.com/ruby/list.html
> > A Look into Japanese Ruby List in English
> >
>
> This is also true. If you don't have any fonts for a particular
> language, you won't be able to view it. Generally speaking, those
> that need them do have them, or can get them. They're included on the
> install disk with Windows XP and Vista and OS X installs them by
> default. Both of these OS's take internationalization very seriously.
> Linux/BSD/other unixes are more of a mixed bag but support is there.
>
> @Michal
> Like it or not, xhtml is here to stay. It is actually very easy
> because you don't have so many attributes crowding your elements.
> Lots of software to validate it. It's intended to be a form of XML so
> it uses CSS style sheets.
>
> XHTML and CSS are really really easy to learn.
>
>

Thanks, everybody.
I appreciate it.

Harry

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A Look into Japanese Ruby List in English