Unicode (UTF-8) certaintly appears in my IE 5.0 and support for UTF-8 is documented in the MSDN content.
"Christopher John Fynn" <email@example.com> wrote:
> A. Vine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >I _can_ serve UTF-8 to folks in HTML pages should they choose UTF-8
> > as their preferred charset (providing our customers gave their customers
> > option). But as it turns out, very few folks actually _do_ choose UTF-8,
> > request multilingual capabilities which results in our serving them UTF-8.
> > I think we're moving in that direction. But there's a lot of old HTML
> > out there, and as we're trying to reach a broad audience, we do a lot of
> > conversion from our internal Unicode into other charsets.
> It's not even just old browsers - IE 5 has a large range of languages you
> can set in
> order of preference for requesting content but it has no option for UTF-8 so
> is never
> going to request it even though it can display UTF-8 text correctly for many
> and scripts.
> - Chris
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