W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-international@w3.org > October to December 1996

Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 02:07:26 +0100
Message-Id: <199611270107.CAA29978@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.

I just checked, the AMD 3 to 10646 says that C1 is reserved
for control characters, and thus it cannot be used for graphic
characters like in CP1251

Received on Tuesday, 26 November 1996 20:07:20 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 21 September 2016 22:37:16 UTC