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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

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 UTC

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