Re: UTF-8 in web pages

From: Jonathan Rosenne (
Date: Fri Feb 05 1999 - 15:46:14 EST

At 10:35 05/02/99 -0800, A. Vine wrote:
>I have 2 client/server applications whose interface to the user is HTML. As
>difficult as it is to deal with, I chose to use native encodings for the
>for the following reasons:
>1. Not all currently used versions of browsers support UTF-8 pages.
>2. Even if the browser supports it, not many folks have a Unicode font

FYI, MSIE4 does not require a Unicode font - it seems to manage to use the
relevant fonts I happen to have. I have tried it with Hebrew, Arabic,
Cyrillic and Latin texts all in one page.


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