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Re: Using unicode or MBCS characters in forms

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 1996 18:29:03 -0700
Message-Id: <31C9FADF.7DE1@netscape.com>
To: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Cc: gra@zeppo.east.sun.com, JMHX.DSKPO33C@dskbgw1.itg.ti.com, www-international@w3.org
Gavin Nicol wrote:
> 
> >(Today, I installed GB fonts on my system for the first time and was pleased
> >with the results I saw on the screen, but I was appauled by the need to set
> >character encoding preferences in my browser's property sheets. )
> 
> Quite. It get's worse once you use frames in Netscape.

You could have said "frames in MSIE", or just "frames". Why pick on
Netscape? This is a problem with the servers, not Netscape Navigator.


> As I said, we've known how to make sure this all works for more than a
> year and a half (certainly in cocrete form for more than a year),
> isn't it about time it was fixed?

It looks like neither the standards bodies nor the vendors have done a
good job of getting the word out.


Erik
Received on Thursday, 20 June 1996 21:30:12 GMT

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