· Encoding – Text –
Code Page – Browser
- When your browser, like Internet Explorer for instance, receives HTML
page, it acctaully gets only a lot of bytes.
- For each
byte it needs to display a letter on the screen.
- To do
this it needs to know which byte represents which letter.
- It needs
to know with which "code page" "web page" was created.
- We can
tell him that by inserting following line inside <HEAD> tag:
browser gets byte with value 52 hex which is 82 decimal it knows it needs to
display big letter R.