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RE: Best way to markup standards compliant symbols

From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 13:11:01 -0400
Message-Id: <p06240812c5e97c6ef690@[128.118.8.31]>
To: <cdwise@wiserways.com>, "'Mery Richard'" <RMERY@mail.dstl.gov.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org>
Thanks for the update - I haven't had a chance to work with Expression Web.

I'm glad Expression is improving its UTF-8 support. Even when 
FrontPage was in Unicode mode, there still seemed to be some odd 
character issues.

Cheers

Elizabeth

At 11:29 AM -0500 3/20/09, Cheryl D Wise wrote:
>Correction - by default Expression Web has always defaulted to UTF-8
>encoding. This caused a lot of problems for people using PHP with Expression
>Web in the first version because Expression added a BOM to every page with
>UTF-8 encoding and PHP pages would show three Greek characters. In version 2
>the ability to turn off the BOM while still using UTF-8 encoding resolved
>that issue.
>
>Dreamweaver defaults to UTF-8 as well.
>
>FrontPage did default to Windows encoding but even there you could change
>the default to UTF-8. The number of people using FrontPage has been
>decreasing significantly since it is no longer offered for sale by
>Microsoft.
>
>Cheryl D Wise
>
>April Session Classes http://starttoweb.com:
>Introduction to CSS
>Introduction to Expression Web
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt
>
>However, you do need to make sure you really are
>generating Unicode. Dreamweaver and Notepad
>(Windows)/BBEdit (Mac) do a good job once the set
>up is finished -  but FrontPage, Word or
>Microsoft Expression tend to be set for Win-1252
>(not a reliable Web standard).
>
>Some set up instructions are below
>
>http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/web/tips/dreamweaver.html
>(Dreamweaver)
>http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/web/tips/frontpage.html
>(Front Page)
>http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/web/tips/export.html
>(Notepad/BBEdit)


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