[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main AUTHORS,1.176,1.177

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Apr 8 20:31:29 CEST 2006

On Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 08:18:59PM +0300, Jan Knutar wrote:
> On Saturday 08 April 2006 20:07, Attila Kinali wrote:
> > I would rather say, that every name that is not written in latin
> > letters or a derivation
> I think ascii is better. If we ever get someone from iceland
> who writes his name as ðorolf griðuþhen or something like that,
> which is latin derived, it'd be much better for those who can't
> actually type and for those who don't know what the funny
> letters mean, if there was transliteration.
> > of them needs a transliteration. 
> > Just think about people adding cjk names into it.
> Hm.... I'm not very familiar with stuff. But is CJK an encoding
> or just abbrevation for a language family? I thought it was well
> established by now that AUTHORS uses UTF-8 encoding.

*sigh* Nice dose of ignorance here. :)
Neither Cyrillic nor CJK is an encoding. They are types of characters.
They can be represented in annoying legacy codepages or UTF-8.
CJK is a (lame) abbreviation for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.


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