RE: UTF-8 in web pages

From: Adrian Havill (
Date: Sun Feb 07 1999 - 00:16:29 EST

> >Also, please remember Unicode unifies Hanji characters,
> You can influence this by tagging the content with a lang attribute, i.e.
> <HTML lang=zh-cn>. In this example the unified Han will be preferably
> rendered with a simplified Chinese font.

"theoretically" in a browser that implements HTML 4.0 fully, this is true
(they may even understand the Unicode language tagging system), but are
there any browsers out there that plan to implement this (choosing a font
appropriate for a particular language based on the lang attribute)?

Currently, the "popular" browsers out there associate fonts with character
encodings, not languages.

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