Re: encoding in XHTML

Paul Deuter scripsit:

> The HTML default charset *is* 8859-1 but IE will
> render octets in the range 0x80-0x9F as Windows-1252.
> So I guess that says that for IE: the default is 1252.

In fact, it remaps Unicode characters, not octets, as the character
reference example shows.  Since U+0080 through U+009F are not useful,
it's reasonable to assume that the corresponding Windows character
was intended and do the remapping.

John Cowan                      
At times of peril or dubitation,
Perform swift circular ambulation,
With loud and high-pitched ululation.

Received on Tuesday, 12 November 2002 06:59:55 UTC