Re: "Umlaut" in Button and ALT

[Volker Kroll]
> BTW: are there browsers out there which cannot display the
> alphanumeric umlauts?

By this, I assume you mean numeric character references, like ü
for ü.  My experience is that most Mac browsers display numeric
character references in the *system* character set, which is not the
same as ISO 8859-1.  I know that this causes e-with-acute (é) to
be displayed as e-with-grave on Mac Netscape 2.0, whereas é
works.  After midnight tonight EDT (-0400) you can look at
<URL:> to see
how numeric character references and non-standard named entities look
in your Web browser.  (Lynx recognizes a surprising number!)

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Received on Monday, 8 September 1997 10:39:15 UTC