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[whatwg] META elements

From: Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 10:38:36 -0400
Message-ID: <14be96d3040830073871c280fa@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 16:30:17 +0200, Anne van Kesteren
<fora at annevankesteren.nl> wrote:
> I believe that current UAs first look at the HTTP header. If no
> 'charset' parameter has been given the document is spidered for the META
> element. If it has been found the character encoding is taken and the
> document re rendered with the found character encoding. If no character
> encoding is found the UA uses some mechanism to find it or assumes
> iso-8859-1, the default for 'text/html'. (I can be wrong here, this is
> just an indication of something the specification should tell.)

Like <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/charset.html#h-5.2.2> ?

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