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Blog Archive for joconner during August 2008

Last week a friend asked an interesting web-based localization question. He surprised me with it. I wish that I had considered it before, but I had not. In my less than complete analysis of his problem, I found a solution, but I don't know if he'll like it. Hell, I barely like it myself, but it's what I came up with quickly. Here's the question: I want to localize a bit of JavaScript, nothing...
I reported that NetBeans 6.1's project charset encoding feature would allow an unsuspecting user to destroy file data. That's still true...through no fault of NetBeans really. It's just a matter of fact -- if you start out with UTF-8 and convert your project files to ASCII or ISO-8859-1 or any other subset of Unicode, you will lose any characters that are not also in the target charset. But...