Problem with Windows but not with Mac (I know, it's usual!!)
dsc at swcp.com
Fri Mar 5 16:32:52 CST 2004
On Friday, March 5, 2004, at 03:01 PM, Dom wrote:
> In short, today there is a ISO-8859-nn standard.
> it is true that the Windows-1252 is closer to ISO-8859 than Mac OS
> But Mac OS Roman was defined *before* ISO-8859 was defined!
> At this time, DOS was speaking with 7-bits ASCII + pseudo-graphic
> For some obcure reasons, Apple didn't go into ISO-8859 comitee, when it
> was defined...
Thanks for this summary. It helps in thinking about today's solutions
and about what to hope for in the future.
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