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Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 02:04:26 +0100
Message-Id: <199611270104.CAA29924@dkuug.dk>
To: Misha Wolf <MISHA.WOLF@reuters.com>, www-html <www-html@w3.org>, www-international <www-international@w3.org>, Unicode <unicode@unicode.org>
Misha Wolf writes:

> If we are considering Web pages using Windows Code Pages, in which 
> illegal numeric character references have been used for characters 
> in the range 80-9F (decimal 128-159) then there will be no clash 
> with anything in Unicode as these values do not represent characters 
> in Unicode or, for that matter, in ISO 8859-X.  A permissive browser 
> will simply map these to the expected characters.

Well, the control characters of ISO 6429 is part of 10646,
and thus you cannot use cp1252 codepage values there, I think

Received on Tuesday, 26 November 1996 20:04:22 UTC

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