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From Michiel Meeuwissen <>
Subject Re: charset problem
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2004 21:23:37 GMT
Sander de Boer <> wrote:
> Since I have upgraded to tomcat 4.1.29(from 4.1.27) tomcat sets a default
> charset(ISO-8859-1)
> I set:
> <% response.setContentType("audio/x-pn-realaudio"); %>
> <%@page language="java" contentType="audio/x-pn-realaudio" %>
> Tomcat gives:
> Content-Type: audio/x-pn-realaudio;charset=ISO-8859-1
> I have also tried tomcat 4.1.30(alpha) but with the same problem.
> So, what is the problem?

Of course it should not really be a problem, because specifying the correct
charset when you are specifying the content type should be rather

But I gather that you  want it _not_ to specify the charset because a
certain program (real-player) completely chokes in that?

To work around this kind of troubles I agree that it should be possible to
explicitely set the content type while explicitily _not_ setting the

Why is that not possible?


Michiel Meeuwissen 
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