Re: New Polysynthetic (?) Language
|From:||Joseph Fatula <joefatula@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 3, 2007, 4:41|
taliesin the storyteller wrote:
> * Paul Bennett said on 2007-06-02 18:44:55 +0200
>> * On Sat, 02 Jun 2007 05:08:38 -0400, David J. Peterson
>> <dedalvs@...> wrote:
>>> * Joseph wrote:
>>>> Hang on - it looks like I didn't explicitly set the
>>>> encoding to Unicode. That's changed now.
>>> That fixed it! Totally and completely! Wow. I guess
>>> that's something to keep in mind in the future...
>> It's not perfectly fixed. As of right now, the HEAD tag
>> (containing the charset declaration) and the Stylesheet link
>> are placed outside the HTML tag, and technically do not form
>> part of the document -- any browser would be perfectly within
>> its rights to ignore both of them.
> The joys of Dreamweaver. To prevent this in the future, if it's
> HTML and you're not using LATIN1 or ASCII, set the encoding. If
> it's XHTML and you're not using UTF8 or ASCII, set the encoding.
> If you do not control the webserver, set the encoding (as it
> might be set to serve everything in, say KOI-8 or something.)
> And *then* you run it through tidy or some other valdiator/
> reconfabulator. This especially goes for pages not written 100%
> by hand, tag by tag.
>This isn't actually a Dreamweaver problem - I started out doing the
coding by hand, and never thought to include a UTF encoding tag. Now
that I know about it, however, I won't be making that same mistake
twice. Or at least, I'm less likely to.
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