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Sunday, February 10th, 2019 3:42 PM

Live Poll: Spell Check

Which of these names have you had most trouble spelling without looking them up in IMDb first?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls043205813/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/MhkCBcE3Gbo/

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5 years ago

Congrats! The names of Paweł Pawlikowski and Krzysztof Kieślowski even need to be simplified on their IMDb pages, it seems.

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Albstein: Some of the accented letters of the Polish alphabet are not available in IMDb's main character set, ISO-Latin-1. Probably until IMDb implements Unicode, it won't be possible to display the "L with stroke" or "S with acute accent" correctly. And Unicode is a very long-term project for IMDb:

Ideally all data should be presented using its native character sets/ pictograms. Technically this is not possible though with current widespread software for web access, e-mail and operating systems in general.

In the future there will be a new huge standardized 16 bit character set called Unicode. It will offer the capability to freely combine Japanese Kanji with ISO 1 text and Hindi, for example. We will use it as it becomes widely available and supported by the industry.

--IMDb Newsletter #13, mid-April 1997

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Oh, it's no problem, but thanks for the answer.

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5 years ago

Just saw this poll!  Great poll!  

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Congratulations pbn on your 142nd live poll! As of 21-Feb-2019 1:13 AM Pacific your polls have 242,580 or more votes, for an average of 1,708 votes per poll.

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