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From Kristján Bjarni Guðmundsson <>
Subject Re: UTF-8 vs ISO-8859-1 and really screwed up webpages.
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2002 08:49:31 GMT
Yes, you are storing the page as ISO-8859-1 so you must serve the page as 
changing the meta tag to UTF-8 doesn't magically convert the page to 

If you want to serve the page as UTF-8 you must also save the page as 
The meta tag is just a hint to the browser which charset the page is 

Check you html editor to see if you can change the encoding to UTF-8 when 

"Adam Greene" <> wrote on 18.12.2002 20:32:37:

> I have two webpages and both contain the letter é (litterally written 
> the page), but one page displays it as é and the other page displays it 
> é and I cannot figure out why.  I have tried setting (via META Tags) 
> language to UTF-8 and to ISO-8859-1 and I can only get one page to work 
at a
> time (under UTF-8, the é comes up as a block on the page that did work 
> ISO-8859-1).  I can see no difference in the code.
> Does anyone have any ideas about what is going on??
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