Perhaps a typo only, but possibly with dire consequences; so I'd
rather set it right.
On Thu, 7 Sep 2000 07:16 (GMT-0800), Herman Ranes wrote:
> to make the HTML code 'understandable' to Netscape Navigator 4, without
> actually encoding in UTF-8:
> -Meta tag the document as UTF-8
> -Encode characters beyond U+00FF as decimal NCRs (è).
This must be:
Encode characters beyond U+007F as decimal NCRs
UTF-8 uses the byte values beyond 7F for its multi-byte sequences;
8-bit, single-byte coded characters beyond 7F, interspersed in a UTF-8
datastream, would be misunderstood by the receiver.
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