Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

Keld J|rn Simonsen (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 02:04:26 +0100

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From: (Keld J|rn Simonsen)
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 02:04:26 +0100
In-Reply-To: Misha Wolf <>
To: Misha Wolf <>, www-html <>,
        www-international <>,
Subject: Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

Misha Wolf writes:

> If we are considering Web pages using Windows Code Pages, in which 
> illegal numeric character references have been used for characters 
> in the range 80-9F (decimal 128-159) then there will be no clash 
> with anything in Unicode as these values do not represent characters 
> in Unicode or, for that matter, in ISO 8859-X.  A permissive browser 
> will simply map these to the expected characters.

Well, the control characters of ISO 6429 is part of 10646,
and thus you cannot use cp1252 codepage values there, I think