[Bug 11973] HTML Spec confuses character sets with character encodings


--- Comment #1 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2011-02-03 20:03:31 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Let me rephrase this: the text is encoded with UTF-8 using the windows-1252
> character set (which is what MS Word uses).

I'm not certain I understand.  Do you mean that the document is using utf-8
encoding, but with the windows-1252 character set masquerading as codepoints? 
So that, for example, € is encoded as if its codepoint was 0x80 rather than

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Received on Thursday, 3 February 2011 20:03:32 UTC