Re: Revised language on: ISO/IEC 10646 -- another proposal

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 12 May 95 17:53:38 EDT

>In these cases (assume the server and browser can agree
>on a common MIME "charset"), you can go directly from
>the "charset" to the system encoding, and all the above is
>just theoretical background.

Yes, this discussion of mappings etc. is all primarily just an
abstract concept which provides a formal base for allowing
multilingual document in the WWW. Most browsers will just simply
decode douments into their system representation, and use that, for
everything except NCR's.

As we've said before, no substantial changes to current browsers are