Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

M.T. Carrasco Benitez (carrasco@innet.lu)
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 14:56:52 +0100 (MET)


Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 14:56:52 +0100 (MET)
From: "M.T. Carrasco Benitez" <carrasco@innet.lu>
To: Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it
cc: www-html <www-html@w3.org>, www-international <www-international@w3.org>,
Subject: Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SOL.3.91.961127091915.8761V-100000@elect6.jrc.it>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.91.961127142108.20117A-100000@winter>

On Wed, 27 Nov 1996 Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it wrote:

> I think it is bad practice to specify how a browser should deal with
> 'illegal' input or cases; it is much better to fix your protocol so
> that these cases can be detected, rather than guessed at.
> 

I agree that it is better when things a properly done, but the
world (Wide Web) we live is imperfect and the user should receive what he 
expect, if it can be done.  It should not be silent, as somebody at 
Sevilla suggested, and hits should be given to correct it.

Tomas