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- Re: Displaying 'umlaut' character
- Peter J. Holzer
September 28, 2010, 8:22 pm
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I have. Various HTML definitions over the last 15 years, to be exact,
and they all agree with me. I haven't yet read most of HTML5, but I
don't expect it to depart from existing practice in this respect. Here
is the relevant part of HTML4:
- Jukka K. Korpela
September 29, 2010, 3:50 pm
Re: Displaying 'umlaut' character
The HTML5 drafts are based on continuity, and they agree with you.
Preserving the old ways of specifying the character encoding, they just add
which actually works already on most browsers, I guess.
There's a widespread meme, among web authors, saying that "ö" etc. is
_the_ right way. People who pass it forward have normally never read any
"HTML definition" beyond simplistic and possibly wrong tutorial-like stuff,
so it's quite normal that accuse others for not having read "the HTML