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FW: New FAQ: Setting encoding in web authoring applications

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 11:16:19 -0000
To: <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
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From: Chris Lilley [mailto:chris@w3.org] 
Sent: 06 November 2003 10:15
To: Richard Ishida
Subject: Re: New FAQ: Setting encoding in web authoring applications


On Thursday, November 6, 2003, 10:34:42 AM, Richard wrote:



RI> The latest FAQ addressed by the GEO task force is:

RI> 	How do I set character encoding in my web authoring
applications?

RI> Find our answer at: 
RI> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-setting-encoding-in-app
RI> lica
RI> tions.html


From that document

> Some applications automatically insert BOM markup, while others do 
> not. The presence of the BOM can create problems in older browsers.

Someone reading that might think 'so, remove it to avoid problems in
older browsers'. Not good if the document is UTF-16.

An entry for XML Spy would be good, as would some entries for SVG
creation tools.

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 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Thursday, 6 November 2003 06:16:53 GMT

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