Re: HTML - i18n / NCR & charsets

Date: Wed Nov 27 1996 - 03:20:03 EST

On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, Misha Wolf wrote:

> If we are considering Web pages using Windows Code Pages, in which
> illegal numeric character references have been used for characters
> in the range 80-9F (decimal 128-159) then there will be no clash
> with anything in Unicode as these values do not represent characters
> in Unicode or, for that matter, in ISO 8859-X. A permissive browser
> will simply map these to the expected characters.

I think it is bad practice to specify how a browser should deal with
'illegal' input or cases; it is much better to fix your protocol so
that these cases can be detected, rather than guessed at.


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