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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: MIME & negociation borked the charset?
Date Sun, 21 Oct 2001 19:06:05 GMT
On Sun, 21 Oct 2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> That's interesting, since http://www.apache.org/docs/ returns 
> Moved Permanantly.
> 
> Looking at http://httpd.apache.org/docs/ which I believe you ment;
> index.html.html bogusness has no associated charset, index.html.en
> returns iso-8859-1, .ja.jis returns iso-2022-jp, and index.html.fr
> returns no charset (but it is iso-8859-1, the HTML default, so I'm
> not as concerned.)
> 
> Which directive did you expect to behave which way?  And precisely

Apache is supposed to default to adding an iso-8859-1 charset to
the content-type if none is specified.  For _every_ response.

either that is broken and needs to be fixed, or www.apache.org is,
for some odd reason, configured explicitly not to do that.


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