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Re: Correction/Apology- funky chars. (was: Poll by Email No. 8

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, April 21, 2002, 16:49
On 21 Apr 02, at 6:33, Muke Tever wrote:

> >Someone (Wm Annis I think) recently recommended > >where I learned that s-caron can be represented in html as either & Scaron; > >or &# 352; (caps.), lower case & scaron; or &# 353;-- is this correct? > > Yes.
Note that some browsers may still not like it -- for example, I believe Netscape 4.x doesn't do &#xxx; entities unless the document is marked as UTF-8 encoded (though I think characters that exist in the current Windows codepage would still work).
> However, the range of Latin-1 ends with the character &#255; (y-umlaut). > S-caron is in the windows charset (cp-1252, I think.. or is that Russian?) but > not Latin-1.
cp-1252 is correct for "Western European". Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>