Azeri [Re: LANGUAGE TAG REGISTRATION FORM]
Harald Tveit Alvestrand
harald at alvestrand.no
Tue Apr 15 23:33:22 CEST 2003
--On tirsdag, april 15, 2003 16:15:06 -0400 Francois Yergeau
<FYergeau at alis.com> wrote:
> Martin Duerst wrote:
>> 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.
>> > ...
>> 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).
> Seconded, it's just reality and the ISO 8859-1 default has never been
> anything but wishful thinking (except when it was the only thing). This
> default should be removed from the HTTP spec before it moves to Full
nah, we'll just make sending text/html without charset= illegal.
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