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From Eric Cholet <>
Subject Re: and
Date Wed, 28 Feb 2001 10:05:25 GMT
--On 21/02/01 00:23 +0100 Eric Cholet wrote:

> On 02/19/01 12:22:29 -0600 William A. Rowe, Jr. mumbled:
>> From: "Joshua Slive" <>
>> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 11:56 AM
>>> Thanks for the summary.  I'd say go ahead and use the charset unless you
>>> see more strong objections.  My only concern is that you make sure that
>>> the default Apache configuration also sends the proper thing in the HTTP
>>> headers.  I can't remember what it is sending at the moment for these
>>> documents, but I think it is iso-9959-1 already.
>> This is especially important.  It's very easy once we put the tags in the
>> html to be sending wrong headers, and yet have the header response masked
>> by the parsing of the html.
> I don't see an AddDefaultCharset directive in the stock config files, but
> from looking at the code it seems that mod_negociation uses ISO-8859-1 as
> the default charset. It would be best if one of the httpd coders could
> confirm.

I didn't see any comments on this, for or against, so I'm about to
patch all .fr pages to use ISO-8859-1.

Eric Cholet
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