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Re: iso8859-1 vs iso-8859-1

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 02 Aug 2002 21:30:16 +0300
To: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@optimalco.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org, bjoern@hoehrmann.de
Message-Id: <1028313018.6864.3.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 20:49, Thanasis Kinias wrote:

> >* Donald Leahy wrote:
> >>The charecter set used for the Microsoft website 'iso8859-1'
> >>was verified as not valid, could you look into this, Josh
> >
> >ISO_8859-1:1987 can be named iso-ir-100, ISO_8859-1, ISO-8859-1, latin1,
> >l1, IBM819, CP819, csISOLatin1, where ISO-8859-1 is the preferred MIME
> >name, iso8859-1 is no valid alias.
> What's the authority for that?  I've been googling and can't find the
> definitive source.  I noticed that GNU's site uses the 'iso8859-1' name,
> but I'm not going to bring it to their attention without darn good
> backup.

IANA?  <http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets>

\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Friday, 2 August 2002 14:31:20 UTC

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