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Re: charset enquiry

From: Lloyd G. Rasmussen <lras@loc.gov>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 10:36:20 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.20020103103620.00861290@sun8.LOC.GOV>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
If you set Lynx up properly, it can convert to ISO-8859-1 or code page 437
or whatever you want.  But the original document should have its encoding
reported as it is and not changed by the author unless the author also
changes the offending characters to reflect the newly-declared character
encoding.  

At 10:12 AM 1/3/02 -0500, you wrote:
>On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Chris Croome wrote:
>
>> For example browsers such as Netscape 4 on Linux replaces MS 'smart
>> quotes' with question marks.
>
>
>I'll be danged,  after all this time finally found out where those pesky
>??? were coming from!
>
>Bob

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