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Re: [NH] DOCTYPE and content-type, validation=> Pelase bear with me!

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  • WV-Mike
    ... Since I don t know any ferrin lingos I think charset=us-ascii will do for me. Anyway, everyone speaks English, right?
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 12, 2007
      At 01:47 PM 11/11/2007 , you wrote:
      >Mike wrote:
      > >And you would use...?
      >
      >Something that covers the characters you may write. Ascii probably
      >covers most of it since you speak English, but it's enough to write a
      >British pound sign or a Swedish name with accented characters to
      >break it.

      Since I don't know any ferrin' lingos I think charset=us-ascii will do for me.
      Anyway, everyone speaks English, right? <;)

      >The important thing is to save the text in the format you declare on
      >the server. That means that if you choose utf-8 you are still limited
      >to ascii characters, as far as typing them goes, if you use Notetab.
      >That's because those characters are the only ones that are encoded
      >the same way in unicode and ansi (on the byte level). So if you
      ><SNIP>
      >
      >Now I've managed to confuse even myself. I don't understand all this
      >encoding mumbo jumbo, but I think the bottom line is what I said above.

      As my dearly departed dad used to say to me: "You know just enough to be
      dangerous".

      Thanks! I think I am beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel.
      -Mike
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