Re: Enhancements for HTML 2.1

Gavin Nicol (
Mon, 20 Mar 1995 11:34:02 -0500

>Whenever someone posts a new proposal for handling non-Latin-1 character
>sets, my main concern is that the practical implementation of this idea
>would not force large sections of the non-(USA and W Europe) population
>to do things in a radically different way to what they have now.

And it seems that we don't to force multilingual support in browsers

I should note that many servers in Japan do not use the charset=
parameter yet. There seems to be a need to tolerate this for the
moment, but the WWW here is small enough that if this was made a very
firm requirement, the change would not be too drastic.