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INTERNATIONAL HTML

Putting non English, and especially non Roman language, HTML on the Web is far less simple than it should be. Great things are promised in the upcoming implementations of the HTML and Unicode standards. Meantime, kludging is often the order of the day.

Here are some links that may help you if you are faced with this task. We suggest the first things you read are this overview (part two here) from Microsoft and this practical paper by an Australian librarian faced with the task of providing multilingual HTML.

General Internationalization

Unicode

Specific language information

Browser/server configuration

Translations in Farsi, Hebrew, Arabic, Italian, Dutch, French, German and many other languages
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