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Re: 8-bit chars in US-ASCII documents (was Re: Embarrassing typo!)

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 09:23:10 +0200
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010427100550-b01010701-64d646ef@>
On 23.04.01 at 00:43, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

>Btw. this is, as I'm sure you know, worse for HTML documents. XML
>documents can be encoded in UTF-8 or UTF-16 without declaring it,
>HTML can't, you must always declare the used encoding, since the user
>agent must not assume any default character encoding.

IIRC, we still have that ISO-8859-1 default from the HTTP/1.1 spec, non?
Received on Friday, 27 April 2001 04:06:00 UTC

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