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Re: Web browsers and the new language code for Hebrew

From: Francois Yergeau <yergeau@alis.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 1997 16:02:04 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19691231190000.00727764@genstar.alis.ca>
To: koen@win.tue.nl (Koen Holtman)
Cc: www-international@w3.org, unicode@unicode.org
À 18:24 10-02-97 +0100, Koen Holtman a écrit :
>Why do these browsers need a language code at all?  Can't they just rely on
>the charset value?

Not when the charset is UTF-8, which is the case for
<http://www.reuters.com/unicode/iuc10/x-utf8.html>.  But even there, the
language code is not strictly necessary for display purposes only.


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François Yergeau <yergeau@alis.com>
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