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Re: What is "META content name=GENERATOR" for?
From David A on 7 Feb '02
replying to What is "META content name=GENERATOR" for? posted by Henry

The first tells the browser what character set to use for
displaying text. This is only needed if you want to show foreign
character sets like Japanese or something.

The second is a BS tag that most wysiwyg editors put in to
promote their product. It just tells what software was used to
create the page.

>Hi,
>Can anyone explain to me the meaning and usage of the following
>tags please:
>
><META content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" http-equiv=Content-Type>
><META content="MSHTML 5.00.2920.0" name=GENERATOR>
>
>Thanks a lot.




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