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From "Krist van Besien" <krist.vanbes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] French characters display as Chinese
Date Tue, 25 Apr 2006 09:07:17 GMT
On 4/25/06, Mark Van Crombrugge <mark.vancrombrugge@vliz.be> wrote:
>
> I am hosting a few websites on my server for people learning to develop
> websites: the ones in English are fine but the ones in French display the
> French accentuated characters as Chinese...
> The HTTP document contains <meta http-equiv="Content-Type"
> content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> in the header.
> When I select "View - Encoding - Western European" instead of the default
> "UTF-8" in Internet Explorer the characters are correct.
>
> Someone has mentioned that I need to adapt the configuration of Apache: does
> anyone have an idea what I need to add/change?

You probably need to add

AddDefaultCharSet off

to your config.

See:

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/core.html#adddefaultcharset

Krist

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Solothurn, Switzerland

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