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Re: Official name for CNS11643

From: Chris Wendt <christw@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 18:44:35 -0700
Message-ID: <0b7201bde2a5$e4243020$ec86389d@christw2.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "Erik van der Poel" <erik@netscape.com>, "A. Vine" <avine@Eng.Sun.COM>
Cc: "www international" <www-international@w3.org>
>As far as I know, IE does not support EUC-TW. (Please correct me if I am
>wrong!)

Erik is right. IE does recognize Big5.


-----Original Message-----
From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
To: A. Vine <avine@Eng.Sun.COM>
Cc: www international <www-international@w3.org>
Date: Thursday, September 17, 1998 6:40 PM
Subject: Re: Official name for CNS11643


>"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
>wrong!)
>
>It might be better to use Big5, since both Netscape and IE support this.
>The official name for this is also "Big5".
>
>Erik
>
Received on Thursday, 17 September 1998 21:44:11 GMT

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