Re: Using unicode

From: Rene' Hack -- ETG (
Date: Mon Jul 01 1996 - 10:28:22 EDT

In-Reply-To:'s message of 06-21-96 06:44

Would it be possible to get a list of browsers that DO display this correctly?

Thank you,

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Received: 06-21-96 15:52 Sent: 06-21-96 06:44
Subject: Re: Using unicode
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Jason Gross wrote:

>How do I include Unicode as part of my HTML? I am trying to include a
>service mark on a web page and I know that the Unicode for this is
>U+2120. How do I use this in my web page? Thanks in advance for any
>help .

You convert U+hhhh to &#ddddd; i.e. from hexadecimal to decimal. For
your example, this would be &#8480;
Please note that currently there are only very few browsers that will display
this correctly, but that there is wide agreement that this is the way to go.
For details, please see draft-ietf-html-i18n-04.txt.

Regards, Martin.

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