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RE: Shift_JIS , UTF-16, iso-2022-jp

From: Kurosaka, Teruhiko <Teruhiko.Kurosaka@iona.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 06:13:51 -0800
To: "Diaz, Michelle (Bolton)" <mdiaz@husky.ca>, <www-international@w3.org>

> I'm hoping someone can help me. We send out html files for Japanese
> translation. These files are returned with the encoding:
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=UTF-16">
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" CONTENT="jp">

This is strange.  I don't know of a single instance of using UTF-16 in 
HTML.  "jp" is a country code that should not be associated with
Content-Language.  I highly doubt if the translation company
knows what they are doing.

> tried using other encodings: Shift_JIS, and iso-2022-jp. 

It has to match with the real encoding the page is using.

Received on Thursday, 7 November 2002 09:14:24 UTC

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