From: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 05 Jul 1996 00:09:58 +0200 To: email@example.com Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-Id: <009A4D8E.C472E580.email@example.com> Subject: Re: character problems >From: Martin Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> >It's fascinating to listen in on the discussions about the miracles of >Netscape and Microsoft browsers and then reflect on the simple things you >CANNOT do. Such as finding a simpler way of writing sentences like "The >German word for 'girl' is 'Mädchen'," or "The French word for 'summer' >is 'été'." How about reading the standards (RFC 1866, also called HTML 2.0): 1.2.3. User Agents An HTML user agent conforms to this specification if: ... * It supports the `ISO-8859-1' character encoding scheme and processes each character in the ISO Latin Alphabet No. 1 as specified in 6.1, "The HTML Document Character Set". Your examples can thus be written like this: Mädchen été -- R Levitte, Levitte Programming; Spannvägen 38, I; S-161 43 Bromma; SWEDEN Tel: +46-8-26 52 47, (via nation.se) +46-8-21 24 90; No fax right now PGP key fingerprint = A6 96 C0 34 3A 96 AA 6C B0 D5 9A DF D2 E9 9C 65 Check http://www.lp.se/~levitte for my public key.