[vorbis] UTF8_LANG: a much better idea
mdillon at standmed.com
Thu Jan 10 08:36:07 PST 2002
begin mike dillon quotation:
> begin Glenn Maynard quotation:
> > It comes down to this: mark the language of text with U+E0001 LANGUAGE
> > TAG, followed by the RFC 3066 language ID (ie. "ja") encoded in
> > lowercase ASCII plus 0xE0000.
> When I read this, I was wondering how those "lowercase ASCII" characters
> could be ignored if the marker characters weren't handled. Obviously, if
> they were the "lowercase ASCII characters" U+00061 - U+0007A, it
> wouldn't work, since they would be displayed as normal if U+E0000
> weren't recognized; however, the standard actually says that the
> characters used for the language ID part is U+E0020 - U+E007E, which are
> related to the ASCII counterparts by the transform: c - 0xE0000. Thus,
> they don't display as normal ASCII characters.
I now re-read what you said and realized that I was saying the same
thing. Hopefully, though my spelling it out will help others like myself
avoid getting confused.
Sorry I misunderstood. The Unicode 3.1 note is still relevant, though.
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