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Re: charset

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 14:38:30 +0100
Message-ID: <47FE1856.5070405@cam.ac.uk>
To: rick.denhaan@gmail.com
CC: 'Harley Rosnow' <Harley.Rosnow@microsoft.com>, public-html-comments@w3.org

Rick den Haan wrote:
> response.
> 
> Harley Rosnow wrote:
>> Servers that compose files together need make their encoding
>> consistent in the rendered composite file.  The same holds true
>> for composition which occurs on the client.
> 
> True, but what if you need to have, e.g. Russian, Hebrew and Chinese text in
> the same document?

Disclaimer: not an official working group response.

I don't see what you're trying to do here that can't be achieved by simply using 
an encoding for the document that covers all the characters you want. UTF-8 
would be an ideal choice.

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