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Re: charset list

From: A. Vine <avine@eng.sun.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 12:51:27 -0700
To: Thierry Sourbier <webmaster@i18ngurus.com>
Cc: Michael Gorelik <mgorelik@Novarra.com>, www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <3B7AD2BF.6015996A@eng.sun.com>


Thierry Sourbier wrote:
> 
> I think the x- prefix just means it isn't standard :)

it definitely does 

> 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.

yes

> 
> 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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