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Tuesday, 11th May 2004

W3C Internationalisation Guidelines

Via Phil Ringnalda, the W3C have published three useful articles on HTML internationalisation techniques. In classic W3C style, the boilerplate and verbiage at the start of the documents threatens to overwhelm the actual content. Here’s a tip: jump straight to chapter 2, which is normally where the interesting stuff starts. Here are the ammended links:

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Google approved PageRank stripping

Blogger are now using the redirect-without-PageRank technique to protect their hosted blogs against comment spam (also used by Moveable Type). At the risk of sounding incredibly pleased with myself (which I am), that was my idea! Sweet.

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Google Blog (via) Currently lacking a human voice (no name on some posts). Let’s hope they fix that. # 5:20 am

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