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From "Dr. Peter Poeml" <po...@suse.de>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_autoindex & character set
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2007 16:48:59 GMT
On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 10:59:46 +0000, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 09:45:12PM +0100, Dr. Peter Poeml wrote:
> > Users have a problem with directory listings generated by mod_autoindex:
> > It is not possible to control the character setting which which the
> > response is marked.
> 
> AddDefaultCharset does allow this already as you mention in the bug.  
> Can't users who insist on using filenames using one encoding and file 
> content using another simply use:
> 
> AddDefaultCharset UTF-8
> AddCharset ISO-8859-1 .html
> 
> or similar?

I don't think so, because it means 
 1) that all .html files would need to be ISO-8859-1
 2) you cannot have files with charset=somethingelse anymore
 3) all non-html files would need to be UTF-8 then, unless you add
    AddCharset directives for all of them...

Therefore, I consider this not practical enough...

Peter
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