[whatwg] Is EBCDIC support needed for not breaking the Web?

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Sun Jun 1 09:31:09 PDT 2008

On Jun 1, 2008, at 19:25, David Gerard wrote:

> I just loaded that test page in Firefox 3 on Linux (Mozilla/5.0 (X11;
> U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9pre) Gecko/2008052604 Minefield/3.0pre)
> and the accented characters appear to work in the EBCDIC encodings ...

That means they are being decoded as ISO-8859-1/Windows-1252 i.e. not  

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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