[thelist] meta tag for charset=iso-8859-1

Bill Mason data at data1701d.com
Thu Jun 28 16:10:25 CDT 2001

At 01:39 PM 6/28/01, rudy wrote:
>is there a reason not to use this meta tag? --
>   <meta http-equiv="Content-Type"
>           content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
>with apologies, i cannot remember where i heard it, in fact i cannot
>remember if i heard it correctly...
>oh heck, i cannot remember anything now except ...
>.. that maybe you needn't bother including this tag in your page's html,
>since that's the default header that the web server is supposed to send,
>assuming the web server has been set up correctly

FWIW, CNET Builder.com has an article from last year about character sets 
where they recommended having that META tag there.


Bill Mason
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Dateline: Starfleet

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