On Jun 20, 2006, at 6:54 AM, Timothy Bennett wrote:

> Having different encodings on one web page is a good way to make  
> sure that
> the page won't display correctly
...
>   So, no, I don't think it should
> be valid to concatenate strings with different encodings.

Well, unless you had a String class that took care of the encoding  
details and, when you were ready to output, allowed you to say "Give  
me that in ISO-8859 or UTF-8 or whatever". -Tim