Re: HTML Character Representation/Transmission Model

Larry Masinter (
Tue, 11 Apr 95 14:58:40 EDT

> I agree with you up to the point of the specific universal character set.
> The default character set must remain 8859-1 and numeric character
> references must continue to map to 8859-1, this has been the
> default since the creation of HTML and must continue to be the default.

I believe 10646 is a superset of 8859-1, and old references would
still mean the same thing. Does that modify your objection in any way?