Re: Tentative Agenda for IETF meeting

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 2 Dec 94 19:32:42 EST

>You know, I've come to the conclusion that 'international character
>sets' are relatively easy to handle by requiring an additional
>"charset" parameter to the "text/html" MIME type. E.g.,

Larry and I discussed this a little offline. Having an Accept-Charset
would allow something like the DCE model to be used for document
exchange involving multiple languages.

I would like to see it recommended (not required) that browsers
understand UTF-7 or UTF-8.

This is of course HTTP specific, so documents retrieved via FTP etc.
still preesent a problem.