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Re: encoding in XHTML

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 06:57:22 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200211121211.HAA06118@mail2.reutershealth.com>
To: Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com (Paul Deuter)
Cc: chris@w3.org (Chris Lilley), www-international@w3.org, Peter_Constable@sil.org

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.

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