On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 14:14:35 +0200, Jens Ropers <ropers(a)ropersonline.com> wrote:
If this is accepted, then zh.wikipedia.org
exist but simply present a choice of the two upon first access. Repeat
access could automatically lead to the chosen version, through use of a
cookie (this latter bit might be very controversial, some people hate
Just a quick note that the current test implementation uses the
language settings of the user's browser to make the initial choice -
browsers send a list of languages they are prepared to accept, so a
correctly configured Taiwanese browser (for instance) would request
'zh-tw', with a fall back of 'zh' (meaning 'any kind of Chinese').
don't know what proportion of browsers would be 'correctly' configured
to match their users preferences, but this is theoretically the
'right' way to do this.
For logged in users, this option could further be overridden by their
preferences - be those processed on the server, via cookies, in
Rowan Collins BSc