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Re: charset list

From: Thierry Sourbier <webmaster@i18ngurus.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 20:39:11 +0200
Message-ID: <002201c125b9$947d4660$83a5fea9@dell400>
To: "Michael Gorelik" <mgorelik@Novarra.com>, <www-international@w3.org>
I think the x- prefix just means it isn't standard :) My guess is that those
names must have been introduced by IE or Netscape before the actual
character encoding names Shift_JIS, JIS or EUC_JP got registered with the
IANA. Now they've just become some legacy alias.

Cheers,
Thierry.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Gorelik" <mgorelik@Novarra.com>
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 5:58 PM
Subject: charset list


> I can see that lots of japanese pages use x-sjis, x-jis, x-euc-jp charset.
> However, I don't see those defined in IANA registry???
>
> Is there more places to look in order to get a full list of charset used?
>
> Misha Gorelik
> *;O)
>
>
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