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Re: More on Binary Files

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 19:07:50 -0400
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To: "David Clark" <dmclark@cast.org>, "WAI-gl (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
At 11:13 AM 01/10/98 -0400, David Clark wrote:
>How should this guideline handle server generated code, like .cfm
>files.(cold fusion). Their output is HTML. Is that all that matters?


>How can
>format be verified, other than DOCTYPE which is not widely used.

The server should send

Content-Type: text/html; charset=whatever

in the HTTP headers, identifying the document as HTML encoded using the
"whatever" character encoding.  (ISO-8859-1 is most common for English

Liam Quinn
Received on Thursday, 1 October 1998 19:08:59 UTC

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