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Re: Query on character sets

From: Misha Wolf <misha.wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 14:00:05 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <B0007279157@euvig1.dtc.lon.ime.reuters.com>
To: www-international@w3.org, simonleung@hyperoffice.com
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> Dear sir,
> I've got a question regarding the page
> 'http://www.unicode.org/iuc/iuc10/languages.html'.
> Please advise if the following statement are right or not.
> 1. Every page coded in ASCII can be viewed by the browers using different
> encoding scheme since ASCII is the subset of all the character set.
> 2. So, does it mean that if page encoded using encoding scheme 'A' can be viewed
> properly by the browers using encoding scheme 'B'if 'A' is a subset of 'B' ?
> However, when i use UTF-8 to decode the page which use the charset 'BIG5', i can
> only observe the garbage.
> Many thanks,
> Simon

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