Re: HTML question clarfication

From: A. Vine (
Date: Mon Apr 17 2000 - 16:36:02 EDT

To add to Lars' comments - HTML supports one charset per _frame_, so you can get
around the limitation of one charset per page by using frames.

Andrea Vine,, iPlanet i18n architect
...even if it requires not really a dance with the Devil, but 
call it a brief shimmy with his accountant's daughter.
-- Sean Burke

Lars Marius Garshol wrote: > > * Roozbeh Pournader > | > | Isn't there any mechanism in HTML that allows multiple charsets? > > No, there isn't. > > The reason for this is that SGML (of which HTML is an application) > does not have it. Or, rather, SGML does have it in the form of > entities, which allows a document to include other documents, which > can have other encodings. HTML does not support this, though. > > The situation in XML is the same as in SGML. The only difference is > that the behaviour described above is, as far as I can tell, not > required in SGML, while it is in XML. > > --Lars M.

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