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Re: Accept-Charset support

From: Martin J. Duerst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 12:08:58 +0100 (MET)
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
cc: christw@microsoft.com, garym@softshore.com.au, www-international@w3.org, Alan_Barrett/DUB/Lotus.LOTUSINT@crd.lotus.com
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961212120647.245G-100000@enoshima>
On Wed, 11 Dec 1996, Larry Masinter wrote:

> # So this is not only a IANA issue. Probably it is not a good idea
> # to cast it "in stone" in HTTP 1.1, but if we can come up with
> # a reasonable set on this list, and can make it publicly available
> # somewhere (W3? the babel site?), it might help a lot.
> 
> Actually, an informational RFC that included a full list of charset
> tags in use in the Internet today and an explication of the issues

> would be the most useful way to publish this information.


I am not very sure about this. For this kind of information which
changes maybe slowly, but steadily, a more flexible format that can
quickly be updated, such as a web page at a prominent location,
may be a better way to make this data available.

Regards,	Martin.
Received on Thursday, 12 December 1996 06:08:42 GMT

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