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Re: Serious bug on www.microsoft.com

From: Tex Texin <texin@bedford.progress.COM>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 11:51:43 -0500
Message-Id: <971121114912.ZM3230@pcblank.bedford.progress.com>
To: "Sam Sun" <ssun@CNRI.Reston.Va.US>, "Misha Wolf" <misha.wolf@reuters.com>, "www international" <www-international@w3.org>, "Unicode Discussion" <unicode@unicode.org>
Why don't we send microsoft bug reports directly to a few of the 
Microsoft folks on this list, instead of the unicode list?
tex


On Nov 21, 10:35am, Sam Sun wrote:
> Subject: Re: Serious bug on www.microsoft.com
> There is a similar bug from Front Page 97, the Microsoft's web 
authering
> tool.
> 
> When used to generate HTML documents using Simplified Chinese Character 
Set
> encoding, it uses illegal charset name "gb_2312-80".
> 
> I believe the right charset name should be "gb-2312-80". Note that it's 
not
> a underscore
> character between "gb" and "2312", but a hyphen character.
> 
> Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> 
> Thanks,
> Sam
> ssun@cnri.reston.va.us
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Misha Wolf <misha.wolf@reuters.com>
> To: www international <www-international@w3.org>; Unicode Discussion
> <unicode@unicode.org>
> Date: Thursday, November 20, 1997 2:42 PM
> Subject: Serious bug on www.microsoft.com
> 
> 
> >If anyone from Microsoft is listening, please note that ...
> >
> >My colleague, Charles Wicksteed, has spotted a serious problem at
> ><www.microsoft.com>.  Many pages, including the page 
<www.microsoft.com>,
> >contain an illegal charset name.  Note that I am not referring to page
> ><www.microsoft.com/ie40.asp>, which contains a legal charset name.
> >
> >The illegal name is "ISO8859-1".  The IANA charset register does not
> >contain such an alias for "ISO-8859-1" and many browsers do not 
recognise
> >the string "ISO8859-1".
> >
> >I am glad to see that Front Pad inserts the correct charset name.
> >
> 
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> >12th International Unicode Conference, 8-9 Apr 1998, Tokyo, 
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> >   7th World Wide Web Conference, 14-18 Apr 1998, Brisbane, 
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> 
>-- End of excerpt from Sam Sun



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