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Re: ISO-8859-1 and meta-tags, etc

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 1998 20:39:16 +0900
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <19980901203916F.mimasa@w3.org>
Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au> wrote:

> What I had in mind is something like the following:
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-7">
> (which is a cyrillic character set)
> Is this what you meant?

I mean, something like the following in HTTP header, not inside
the HTML document.

    Content-type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-7

HTTP/1.1 spec requires that the character sets other than "ISO-8859-1"
or its subsets MUST be labeled with an appropriate charset value.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Tuesday, 1 September 1998 07:39:32 UTC

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