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From Dragon <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to change default Charset?
Date Mon, 19 May 2008 16:31:45 GMT
Jagbir Singh wrote:
>I'm on CentOS 5 and like to change default charset of 'ISO-8859-1' 
>to 'UTF-8' Apache 2.2, so I updated httpd.conf to have this line:
>AddDefaultCharset UTF-8
>Restarted Apache and open default page in Firefox, which reports 
>UTF-8 as expected but running any perl scripts and then checking 
>reports ISO-8859-1. Is there any other settings needs to be changed 
>to force all contents have charset UTF-8?
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I believe that what you have done in Apache is all that you can do in Apache.

If I am not mistaken, Apache only adds a header to define the default 
character set if one is NOT provided in the generated content. It is 
entirely possible that your Perl code is sending a different header.


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