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Re: Charsets revisited

From: Nickolay Saukh <nms@nns.ru>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 01:16:24 +0300
To: Tim Greenwood <greenwd@openmarket.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <15673.822521784@Alyona.office.nns.ru>
> >Suppose I would like to get description of chess game in russian.
> >I know about special chess characters in Unicode. But if Unicode
> >is not available, then iso8859-5 would be sufficient.
> 
> Section 12 of HTTP 1.1 (Nov 22) says "If multiple representations 
> exist that only vary by Content-Encoding, then the smallest representation
> (lowest bs) is preferred." 

Well, they vary by special chess characters in Unicode and their
rough approximation in iso-8859-5.
Received on Wednesday, 24 January 1996 14:16:53 EST

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