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From "Eric Covener" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to translate UTF-8 URLs into ISO-8859-1 filenames
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2007 22:13:30 GMT
On 4/24/07, Stefan Wachter <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a filesystem with its filenames encoded using ISO-8859-1. The
> files are to be accessed by an Httpd 2.0.
> As far as I understood Httpd accepts UTF-8 encoded URLs and can use
> these URLs to access files (e.g. by an Alias directive). Is it possible
> to translate the UTF-8 encoded URL such that a ISO-8859-1 encoded
> filename is accessed?

I don't think you can count on the input character set, but if you
know how your links are created and possibly what clients are in use,
you can use an external RewriteMap program to try to convert as

Eric Covener

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