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Re: Accept-Charset support



Klaus Weide:
>
>On Sun, 8 Dec 1996, Koen Holtman wrote:
>> Klaus Weide:
>> >
>> [...using feature negotiation to negotiate on UTF-8....]
>> 
>> >Maybe it is the most practical way.  But no mechanism is in place yet,
>> >while overloading the language header (and associated inventiveness with
>> >new HTML tags) can be done now... 
>> 
>> Overloading a HTTP header and adding HTML tags will take _much_ more time
>> than waiting for feature negotiation to be in place.
>
>Let's hope so :).  However, with overloading I meant treating 
>{Content,Accept}-Language headers (and related HTML tags or attributes)
>as carrying character repertoire meaning - which is happening now. 
                                            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Interesting.  That seems like a very strange thing to do.

Who is doing this and why?  Could you give a pointer?

Koen.


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