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Re: LANG= for character-mapping

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 1996 10:43:19 GMT
Message-Id: <199607241043.KAA23631@wiley.EBT.COM>
To: mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch
CC: goldsmith@apple.com, MOURIK@rullet.LeidenUniv.nl, www-international@w3.org
>I would even go further: Switching of character encodings with something
>like markup inside HTML will never be done. It is very clumsy to handle
>and absolutely not necessary. Character sets can already be switched
>on

it is worse than that. Given the SGML declaration for HTML, it is also
illegal to switch character sets.

SGML does prodice methods for using ISO-2022 encodings, but they are
hoplessly difficult to use.
Received on Wednesday, 24 July 1996 06:48:26 GMT

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