Re: Multilingual Documents [was: HTML forms and UTF-8]

From: A. Vine (
Date: Fri Dec 03 1999 - 13:34:51 EST

Jonathan Rosenne wrote:
> Please note that according the HTML 4 the document character set is always
> the full UCS, independent of the character encoding used. Even if the
> document is encoded in ISO-8858-1 or US-ASCII, is can use any character in
> the UCS by means of numeric character references (NCRs). I have seen pages
> consisting entirely of NCRs.

Known, but not usabl. Most of the folks who are our customers' customers will
not have HTML 4.0 capabilities, so we cannot code to it. It's coming, but it's
not there yet.


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