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Re: Official name for CNS11643

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 18:36:40 -0700
Message-ID: <3601B928.C2105FF7@netscape.com>
To: "A. Vine" <avine@Eng.Sun.COM>
CC: www international <www-international@w3.org>
"A. Vine" wrote:
> I have been looking to find the name recognized by HTML/HTTP as the official
> name for CNS11643, the Traditional Chinese National Standard character set.  I
> would like to produce HTML pages with forms in CNS11643, and I need to make sure
> at least Netscape and IE can interpret them correctly.

As far as I know, IE does not support EUC-TW. (Please correct me if I am

It might be better to use Big5, since both Netscape and IE support this.
The official name for this is also "Big5".

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