on 4/7/2000 8:58 PM, Curtis Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is there a metatag charset designation for MacRoman that works reliably in
> IE and NS? I want to be able to use Macintosh text directly in a web page
> and have it display correctly cross-platform (the alternatives are to train
> the person who graciously consents to supply the text or else convert it on
> a piece-by-piece basis myself).
The IANA designation for MacRoman is "macintosh". However, I'd agree with
the others here who said to encode it as UTF-8. This will work with the most
You can edit your document in MacRoman, and then use Cyclone , a freeware
character set conversion utility, to convert it to UTF-8. Cyclone is
scriptable via AppleScript if you need to automate the process.
I hope this helps...
Manager, International Toolbox Group
Apple Computer, Inc.
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