From: Dave Huang <khym+<skwirl@az...> - 2001-12-24 18:57:49
On Mon, 24 Dec 2001, Paul Joseph Thompson wrote:
> Wouldn't it be cool if there was an html tag/attribute that would
> tell your browser to display a word in another character set. Maybe
> there is? :)
> <font charset=bubba>Blah Blah Foo</font>
> Anyone have any knowledge of such things? Maybe I'll check the HTML
> 4.0 reference...
I don't know about using various character sets in a single HTML
document, but you could use Unicode (either &xUUUU; or UTF-8 encoding).
HTML does have an attribute to specify the language that a block of text
is in, and if the browser is smart, it can pick a good font for that
language. See http://crism.maden.org/dunno.html for an example.
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/dirlang.html is the HTML spec on the