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Re: Unnecessary redraws with Content-Language

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 09:55:35 -0800
Message-ID: <346C9097.12BE4DAA@netscape.com>
To: Reinier van Kleij <rklei@acm.org>
CC: www-international@w3.org
You are probably referring to the charset parameter:

<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">

Netscape's client will redraw the document if it encounters a charset parameter
that is different from what it had been assuming until then (i.e. the View |
Encoding menu setting).

Erik

Reinier van Kleij wrote:

> we have been testing some of the META elements for internationalisation
> purposes. We suspect that the Content-Language tag causes unnecessary
> redraws of the page by various browsers (Netscape and IE): the page is
> first downloaded and rendered according to the default language and then it
> is redrawn to render it correctly for the language indicated by the
> Content-Language tag.
Received on Friday, 14 November 1997 12:55:58 GMT

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