Moving the character set?

Seen the below on the internet, can anyone let me know in laymans terms, where the character set should be moved to please?

Specifying a character set in a meta tag disables the lookahead downloader in IE8. To improve resource download parallelization, move the character set to the HTTP Content-Type response header.

First, that advice is to improve download speed in old E8 only, no other browser stops look ahead with the meta tag set (afaik).

If you like you can actually set the char. set in the http header and still have the meta tag in the html head.

More info about your speed test and the advice you got:

I guess you got the advice here?

Thank you. So best to ignore this - yeah?

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