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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: ISO-8859-1 characters
Date Wed, 31 Jan 2001 21:41:09 GMT
From: "Jaime E . Villate" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 3:34 PM

> Hello,
> I apologize if this has already been discussed, but I could not find it in the
> list's archive: would it be OK if I added a
>   <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
> tag in the header of the pages I translate into Spanish?

I agree wholeheartedly with your proposal.

This change, across the board, allows a web browser to untangle almost any file
even if it does not come off of a server.  The notable, possible exceptions are
for the ucs encodings which -could- trip up some browsers.


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