Re: charset issues

>> I propose that HTML be modified so that the very special construct:
>> <INPUT TYPE=hidden NAME=charset>
>> i.e., a form with a hidden field with the field name "charset" be
>> interpreted as "supply the charset used for encoding the values".
>If HTML could be changed, perhaps an attribute on the FORM would
>make more sense?

I am probably responsible for this. 

In Seville I showed the kinds of problem we have with DynaWeb, and 
suggested that you could use a "hidden" field to indicate encoding, and 
look at the actual values as just strings of bytes:


as a hack. The browser would supply the "charset=XXXX" part