Re: HTML Validation Form [Was: Nesting of HTML elements ]

Fri, 4 Nov 1994 03:38:13 +0100

>Given that HTTP is 8 bit clean, the only reason I can think of is people
>passing URLs around in mail, through something awfull like an ASCII-EBCDIC
>gateway. Is that it?

Careful, Chris. We have feelings too.

There's no reason why ASCII-EBCDIC isn't 100% reversible.

Here, try

[excuse my use of tilde; I trust no gateway mangled it]

The code point assignments are different. That's all.
As far as I'm concerned it's just a strange mapping of ISO 8859-1.


Rick Troth, <>, <>, Houston, Texas, USA