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Re: Unnecessary redraws with Content-Language

From: Misha Wolf <misha.wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 1997 17:04:06 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <B0000822303@ritig6.rit.reuters.com>
To: www international <www-international@w3.org>
Reinier wrote:

> <HTML>
> <HEAD>
> 	<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html;charset=iso-8859-1">
> 	<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" CONTENT="it">
> So according to you, we can not do any better: the Content-Type right after
> <HEAD>? 
> Netscape and IE seem to do these redraws still, so maybe Netscape/IE draw
> the page, then check the character set and decide to redraw?

I'll leave the vendors to comment on the redraws.  What I'll comment on is 
your HTML.  It would be much better to use HTML 4.0 and write:

  <HTML lang="it">
   	<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html;charset=iso-8859-1">

I don't think your <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" CONTENT="it"> has 
any effect.

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