Re: ISO/IEC 10646 as Document Character Set

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 5 May 95 02:01:59 EDT

>Ah, I had watered down the problem. I have a document in language X
>which has multiple possible character encoding represenations. In fact it
>may have multiple document format representations such as HTML, pdf ... Those

Well, with proper content negotiation in the server, you could
probably achieve what you want via the Accept* family. I would not
gurantee that you'd *always* get what you want though...

>OK, as long as I dont have to pay $500 for my n-lingual HTML editor
>when I only speak one foreign language :-)

No problem, just use what you have now, and avoid numeric character
references (unless you don't mind some not being displayable).