Re: Charsets/Encodings

"Bert Bos" <> wrote:
> The characters 128-255 either have to be encoded as UTF-8 (i.e., using
> two bytes for each character), or they have to be entities.
> If you are not using a real UTF-8 editor, you are probably not
> generating correct UTF-8. In that case Netscape is correct in ignoring
> the accented characters. Maybe IE has some clever error-recovery?

IE doesn't have this kind of error recovery. It simply ignores the given
syntax and renders in the current default encoding (which can be manually
set to UTF-8).

As Erik pointed out, the syntax is
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">

Received on Tuesday, 27 July 1999 12:35:28 UTC