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Re: Accept-Charset support

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 1996 09:08:39 -0500
Message-Id: <199612091408.JAA09192@nathaniel.ebt>
To: rosenne@NetVision.net.il
CC: kweide@tezcat.com, masinter@parc.xerox.com, Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr, www-international@w3.org
>The best solution to the problem raised is via "accept-language". It can be
>reasonably assumed that if my preferred languages include French I can
>display the French characters. 

I can agree here. Sometimes I use Accept-Language to decide the output
encoding as it is ...

>If the server only has it in Japanese, it will be sent in Japanese, my
>screen will be illegible just as it is today, so the situation in this case
>will not improve but will not be worse.

Prediction: This will not always be true. I would expect more translation/
transliteration servers to appear in the near future.
Received on Monday, 9 December 1996 09:10:33 UTC

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