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Fw: HTML versions and Browser compatibility

From: Suzanne Topping <stopping@rochester.rr.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 10:53:34 -0500
Message-ID: <012801bf2aca$946b8ce0$92221818@rochester.rr.com>
To: "www" <www-international@w3.org>
> Apologies if this is simplistic question, but I am wondering if a
> compatibility
> list exists somewhere which shows which HTML versions work "properly"
> with which browsers and versions? (Properly in this context meaning with
> the fewest bugs.)
> 
> Also, (and I'm sure this is another simplistic question) if a site is
> developed
> using one version of HTML, is it possible to change that version during
> localization to ensure wider character support?
> 
> Thanks for your tolerance and replies.
> 
> Suzanne Topping
> Localization Unlimited
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Otto Stolz <Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de>
> To: Unicode List <unicode@unicode.org>
> Cc: Unicode List <unicode@unicode.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 1999 10:01 AM
> Subject: Re: Non-breaking hyphens and web browsers
> 
> 
> > Am 1999-11-06 um 19:41 h hat Ben Yenko-Martinka geschrieben:
> > > While the en-dash "&#150;" [...] appears to work fine in Netscape,
> > > it allows wrapping in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
> >
> > This is a character from a proprietary codepage, cf.
> > <http://czyborra.com/charsets/codepages.html#CP1252>.
> > Most probably, it will be understood only in MS-Windows systems --
> > not in Unix boxes, not on Macs, probably not even on PCs running DOS,
> > Linux, or OS/2 (I haven't tried these latter, though).
> >
> 
> 
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