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Re: Unicode Web pages

From: Misha Wolf <misha.wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 1997 19:33:37 +0000 (GMT)
To: Rob Pike <rob@plan9.bell-labs.com>
Cc: Unicode <unicode@unicode.org>, www-international <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5537331905021997/A86133/REDMS2/11B22CE12500*@MHS>
Rob Pike wrote:

>I saw your Unicode web page. It's great, but you should know
>it doesn't work with the version of IE 3.0 we have here, 

IE 3.0 doesn't support Unicode.  IE 4.0 will, I believe, do so.

>or Netscape 3.0 on a PC.

It works with Netscape Communicator 4.0 on Win 95/NT.

>You're using charset=UTF-8
>in the HEAD of the HTML document.  Does any browser you know
>handle this the way you expect?>

Netscape Communicator 4.0 does.

>I believe what you're supposed
>to say is charset=UNICODE-1-1-UTF-8.

Both MS and NS have recently moved to "UTF-8".

>-rob pike

Received on Wednesday, 5 February 1997 14:57:08 UTC

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