Re: Accept-Charset support

Koen Holtman writes:

> But skimming the UTF-8 specification, I gather that UTF-8 is an encoding
> mechanism, not a character set.

Well, no. UTF8 is an encoding of characters. It implies the character
repertoire of ISO 10646. So it is a charset in MIME sense, including
the specific character definitions of 10646. You cannot use UTF8
to encode Japanese X0208 for example.


Received on Sunday, 8 December 1996 05:21:38 UTC