Re: <META tag (was Re: GSM and Unicode)

From: John Delacour (JD@BD8.COM)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 17:30:31 EST

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    At 5:18 pm -0500 4/11/03, wrote:

    > According to the HTML standard (see
    > <> )
    > the right way to specify the charset in html is to use the
    > http-equiv attribute in META tag with a value "Content-Type" and
    > put the charset value after the "text/html; charset=" in the value
    > of the content attribute. The HTML specification does not specify
    > the order between http-equiv and content attribute nither does it
    > prohibit other attribute (such as charset=UTF-8 ) to be place.

    Well then, have it from the horse's mouth:

    Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an SGML parser.

    Line 4, column 14 :there is no attribute "CHARSET" (explain... ).

    <META charset=UTF-8 http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=utf-8">

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