Re: Trademark Entity and Entity Problems in General

Jonathan Rosenne (rosenne@NetVision.net.il)
Sun, 10 Aug 1997 07:14:26 +0300


Message-Id: <3.0.1.32.19970810071426.006a2424@mail.netvision.net.il>
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 1997 07:14:26 +0300
To: "E. Stephen Mack" <estephen@emf.net>
From: Jonathan Rosenne <rosenne@NetVision.net.il>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <3.0.3.32.19970809135938.0074d370@emf.net>
Subject: Re: Trademark Entity and Entity Problems in General

At 13:59 09/08/97 -0700, E. Stephen Mack wrote:
>> &#8482; 
>> (you _may_ need to throw in a META declaration of the charset to
>> be UTF-8
>> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" value="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
>                                                            ^
>                                           missing quote here
>
>That numerical entity works in Navigator 4 and IE 4 as you say
>(even without the meta tag in my tests, but I suppose that may
>depend on what your default encoding, font face, and language
>settings are).

According to the standards, numerical character references are in the
document character set, not in the encoding used for transmission. Thus
they do not depend on the charset.

Jonathan