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From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 17:39:22 +0100
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB5824604@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
	<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=EUC-JP">

	[DJW:]  This should be irrelevant to the handling of 
	entities as, conceptually, the characters are converted from
	this character set into Unicode (ISO 8859-1 for some earlier
	versions of HTML - ISO 8859/1 is the 8 bit subset of Unicode)
	before the HTML and entities are parsed.

	Also, although this has been legitimised by the specifications,
	one should really use real HTTP headers for this purpose; they
	always take precedence and probably work on a superset of the
	browsers that understand this client side use of the the server
	side meta http-equiv construct.
Received on Wednesday, 3 May 2000 12:45:47 UTC

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