I’m suddenly confused. I know that, in Chinese characters, Oliver is spelled ???. And when I just pasted those characters into my Safari, it looks right. But I’m almost certain that when I save this item, and it gets rendered as a web page, it’s not going to appear as Chinese to my readers. I know how to handle this for a specific web-page by changing the text-encoding for an entire page. But this blog post will appear in many different places (here, in aggregators, in blog search engines, etc.) — how do I universally indicate “these characters here in this chunk of text are in Chinese?”
Postscript: As expected, my Chinese characters ended up as “???”. This might be because of limitations in the MySQL database where I’m storing the post, or because of text encoding problems in the browser. Or maybe I’m just in the dark. Please advise.