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RE: charset list

From: Jay Allen <jayallen@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 15:32:46 -0700
Message-ID: <1917990039F03747BE329AAFC8222B57028CCC46@red-msg-04.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Michael Gorelik" <mgorelik@Novarra.com>, "A. Vine" <avine@eng.sun.com>, "Thierry Sourbier" <webmaster@i18ngurus.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Microsoft has a good alias list, though it's by no means official, at
the end of this page:
 
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/workshop/author/dhtml
/reference/charsets/charset4.asp
 
-J-

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Michael Gorelik 
	Sent: Wed 8/15/2001 2:04 PM 
	To: 'A. Vine'; Thierry Sourbier 
	Cc: www-international@w3.org 
	Subject: RE: charset list
	
	

	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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