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Re: charset list

From: A. Vine <avine@eng.sun.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 17:52:20 -0700
To: Michael Gorelik <mgorelik@Novarra.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <3B7B1944.6ED1D5CD@eng.sun.com>
Nope, anyone can make up anything at any time.  The lists are best gotten from
the products directly, as I sent in a separate email.

Michael Gorelik wrote:
> 
> 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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