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RE: charset list

From: Michael Gorelik <mgorelik@Novarra.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 16:04:18 -0500
Message-ID: <3956B7121A30D411850800508B9A5EE035F382@novarrainet1.internalnt.novarra.com>
To: "'A. Vine'" <avine@eng.sun.com>, Thierry Sourbier <webmaster@i18ngurus.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
So is there some list of those none-standard aliases somewhere???

> -----Original Message-----
> From: A. Vine [mailto:avine@eng.sun.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 2:51 PM
> To: Thierry Sourbier
> Cc: Michael Gorelik; www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: charset list
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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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