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Re: Greek encoding help wanted

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 14:39:21 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <43D23989.5480@xyzzy.claranet.de>

Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> Browsers that don't recognize &euro; are rare these days 
> (you would have to go down to something like Netscape 4).

Netscape 3 to be sure, my 4.61 knows &euro;

> Besides, seeing &euro; displayed literally isn't that bad

ACK.  Fixing the charset to windows-1252 is another option.

> nobody expects optimal browsing experience when using
> Netscape 4 these days.

After 1: Latin-1, 2: UTF-8, and 3: any relevant local charsets,
windows-1252 could be number 4 of the "must have" charsets.

Supporting Latin-1 but not windows-1252 would be a bad idea for
any modern browser.
                           Bye, Frank
Received on Saturday, 21 January 2006 13:41:50 UTC

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