Re: International chars in HTML files

BearHeart / Bill Weinman (bearheart@bearnet.com)
Tue, 16 Jan 1996 01:27:09 -0600


Message-Id: <2.2.32.19960116072709.006f3c30@204.145.225.20>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 01:27:09 -0600
To: murray@sq.com,
From: BearHeart / Bill Weinman <bearheart@bearnet.com>
Subject: Re: International chars in HTML files
Cc: www-html@w3.org

At 03:39 pm 1/15/96 -0500, murray@sq.com spake:
>The &eacute; is not useless, it is simply redundant if you have
>the ability to enter the character directly.  The use of named
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   This would seem to be only true if the author is writing the HTML 
on a system that uses the ISO 8859-1 character set. This is not 
always true, notably in DOS systems. 


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