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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@d-haven.org>
Subject Re: Proposal: Make defaults for text serializers UTF-8
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2005 14:47:17 GMT
On Wed, 2005-08-10 at 15:55 +0200, Leszek Gawron wrote:
> Berin Loritsch wrote:
> > Considering we have a very international user base, and the fact that
> > more and more projects have to deal with international or special
> > character, why not make the demo international friendly.
> > 
> > In order to set encoding standards for your mime-type you have to
> > include the character-encoding after the mime-type.  Ex:
> > 
> > text/html;encoding=utf-8
> > 
> > Without the encoding clue, most browsers assume whatever is the default
> > for that browser.  In the U.S. it is typically iso-8859-latin.  This bit
> > us yesterday as we had to make that change to support special characters
> > again--this time with Cocoon.
> > 
> What do you propose?
> 
> <map:serializer name="text" 
> src="org.apache.cocoon.serialization.TextSerializer" 
> mime-type="text/plain" logger="sitemap.serializer.text">
> 	<encoding>utf-8</encoding>
> </map:serializer>
> 
> This works just fine. Should we set this in main sitemap?
> 

Don't forget the "text/plain;charset=utf-8".  Microsoft Explorer is
notoriously inconsistent in what it respects and doesn't respect.


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