Azeri [Re: LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM]
duerst at w3.org
Tue Apr 15 12:53:59 CEST 2003
At 12:54 03/04/15 +0200, Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
>a standards conformant web page served by HTTP that does not give any
>character set information is in ISO 8859-1.
>See RFC 2616 section 3.7.1.
>there are lots of non-standards-conformant web servers out there.
>see http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/charset.html#h-5.2.2 for the pessimist's view.
This is not a pessimist's view, it's a realist's view.
And it is what browsers actually do (if they don't do
heuristic charset detection).
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