Re: pre-HTML5 and the BOM

From: Steven Atreju <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:40:30 +0200

Except that the internet is almost unusable without cookies
and scripting, lynx(1) works very well, too, if the ncursesw
library is linked against (and the terminal font supports
Unicode characters). Funny that it writes garbage for


but uses UTF-8 by default for


Hypertext offers a lot of possibilities to declare the charset,
and until then an agnostic 8-bit parser will do fine except
for multioctet charsets.

Received on Wed Jul 18 2012 - 06:43:59 CDT

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