IE 7 uses obsolete ISO Greek mapping

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Andreas Prilop

Nov 1, 2007, 12:23:00 PM11/1/07
At least on Windows XP, Internet Explorer 7 uses an obsolete
(1987!) mapping table for the Greek encoding ISO-8859-7, namely

Compare the newer versions at

This means that Internet Explorer 7 (at least on Windows XP)
does not display a euro sign at 0xA4,
does not show single quotation marks at 0xA1 and 0xA2 but
"modifier letter reversed comma" and "modifier letter apostrophe".

Look at
under "euro sign" and "single quotation mark". Compare with

How is that on Windows Vista?

In memoriam Alan J. Flavell

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