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Bi-lingual 8 bit...

Alioth (221270) writes | more than 5 years ago

User Journal 1

I added UTF-8 support to my ZX Spectrum ethernet card project (since it has its own character generating routines)...I then used my dodgy 6 months worth of learning Spanish to translate all the menu items and messages to Spanish.

I was most gratified when I posted the string tables on a Spanish Spectrum forum that people said I'd done a good job so far! Not too many messages were too horribly wrong.

I added UTF-8 support to my ZX Spectrum ethernet card project (since it has its own character generating routines)...I then used my dodgy 6 months worth of learning Spanish to translate all the menu items and messages to Spanish.

I was most gratified when I posted the string tables on a Spanish Spectrum forum that people said I'd done a good job so far! Not too many messages were too horribly wrong.

Anyway, there's a screen shot of an 8 bit system outputting accented chars from the 0xC3 part of UTF-8 here...
http://www.alioth.net/tmp/00020.jpg

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Damn awesome (1)

Profane MuthaFucka (574406) | more than 5 years ago | (#25478221)

I've got an 1802 homebuilt project that's been on hold for a couple years. As I read your adventures here it's inspiring me.

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