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Re: LYNX-DEV Charset names in ac105

From: Hynek Med
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Charset names in ac105
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 13:38:21 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, [KOI8-R] áÎÄŇĹĘ ţĹŇÎĎ× wrote:

> I am not against aliasing, but canonical name you suggest should reflect
> standards or most common practice at least, this rule is broken now.  F.e. 
> if you press ^A to choose charset, it suggest to choose non-existent
> cp1251 instead of commonly used and standard windows-1251. I not see even
> one page which use cp1251 as name. Suggesting to choose incorrect
> (aliased) name leads no nonsense, since user can mark his pages with this
> charset which will broke other browsers. 

I completely agree with Andrej. I wonder what Content-type: xxx/yyy; 
charset=zzz lynx uses for mailing is when you have cp1250 selected as your
Display character set. I hope the zzz is Windows-1250 and not cp1250.. 


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