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Re: <meta> tags and their practical use

From: Toby Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 18:54:39 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Mon, 02 Sep 2002 10:22:43 -0500
Brant Langer Gurganus <brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org> wrote:

| Also, when editing a local file, you do not get the headers sent by the 
| HTTP server so the meta header clues the editor to what character set to
| use.

Also I believe the HTML spec suggests that web servers could look at the <meta> tags when determining which HTTP headers to send.

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