Re: DEC multilingual code page, ISO 8859-1, etc.

From: Markus Kuhn (
Date: Thu Mar 23 2000 - 14:46:31 EST

Jungshik Shin wrote on 2000-03-23 03:22 UTC:
> On Wed, 22 Mar 2000, Murray Sargent wrote:
> > On a different topic, the 125x's will or shortly will be standardized (as
> > well as de facto) code pages for info interchange on the Internet. One can
> Hmm, isn't it UTF-8? How much longer should we live with legacy
> encodings like windows-125x?

I welcome official recognition of windows-1252 in the MIME registry. You
can wipe out things must faster once you have a proper name for them ...


Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
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