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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_autoindex & character set
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2007 17:25:18 GMT
Dr. Peter Poeml wrote:
> As a totally optional addition, it might be possible to let
> mod_autoindex figure out the actual encoding, and automatically set an
> appropriate character set. There are some more details in
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=153557 .

IIRC, libapreq has defined a function apreq_charset_divine to
heuristically determine charset encoding.  It supports ASCII --> UTF8
--> latin1 --> CP1252

Also, IIRC, people have mentioned splitting the existing apreq project
into APR-UTIL, httpd-core, mod_apreq (in httpd/modules) and CPAN (for
perl glue), although not much has been done.  Might apreq_charset_divine
and friends fit somewhere in apr-util?

If so, I'd be happy to work on a patch to move it in, if some committer
is willing to endorse the work on the apr side...

  Issac

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