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Re: Problem in publishing multilingual HTML document on web in UTF-8 encoding

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2006 08:07:05 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200606060707.k56775101497@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> 1) browsers actually treated both as being the recipient's platform's
>    code page, so you got totally bogus entities, like &#x9a;, because
>    browsers actually used Windows-1252.

I missed a step in the history.  When meta http-equiv came along, authoring
tools started blindly sticking in windows-1252, so windows-1252 came
to mean the recipient's platform's code page.
Received on Tuesday, 6 June 2006 07:07:16 UTC

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