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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] HTTP_ACCEPT_CHARSET set when form is posted to cgi
Date Sun, 24 Apr 2005 08:34:56 GMT
svz wrote:

> when the aforementioned webpage posts the form to a cgi binary, in my
> cgi binary i check the environment variable "HTTP_ACCEPT_CHARSET" and it
> does NOT include "utf-32be"...

Accept-Charset comes from the browser.  You don't set it, you respond
to it in the server (including CGI scripts).  You can't just go
making up charsets and assuming the browser will support them.

Nick Kew

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