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RE: Modified soap12-part0.html

From: Nilo Mitra (EUS) <Nilo.Mitra@am1.ericsson.se>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 13:23:40 -0500
Message-ID: <77BEF8ACD6CB1B4DA605D9D9CF554AEB126A6D@eamrcnt727.exu.ericsson.se>
To: "'Volker Wiechers'" <volker.wiechers@sap.com>
Cc: "'Martin Gudgin'" <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, W3C Public Archive <www-archive@w3.org>

Perfect. We are all on the same page, I think.
I'll use the unicode character references, which, as a quick check will show,
displays the name correctly using various browser encoding choices, (although
other text may become gibberish ;-)
Thanks
Nilo

 > -----Original Message-----
 > From: Volker Wiechers [mailto:volker.wiechers@sap.com]
 > Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 2:14 PM
 > To: Nilo Mitra (EUS)
 > Cc: 'Martin Gudgin'; Yves Lafon; W3C Public Archive
 > Subject: Re: Modified soap12-part0.html
 > 
 > 
 > Hi Nilo,
 > 
 > my browser works fine :)  (it's default is auto-select).
 > 
 > I only tried to understood, why the originator of the issus
 > has problems to see the "right name"
 > (and therefore I intentional set the borwser to utf-8).
 > 
 > I assume that his browser was set to UTF-8 or he
 > did a copy-and-past from the browser to an editor
 > (notepad?)
 > The result was some "ugly" chars within the document, that
 > confused the originator of the issue.
 > 
 > Conclusion:
 > o The document is in the right encoding (for html),
 > o it can be viewed  correctly with a brower (if using auto-select)
 > o but might confuse peolpe (as it did for Aman)
 > 
 > Changing the confusing chars will not change the document at all
 > but might be helpful for people doing the same "mistake" as Aman did.
 > 
 > Best regards,
 >     Volker
 > 
 > Nilo Mitra (EUS) wrote:
 > 
 > >Volker:
 > >
 > >  >  
 > > > > Changing the iso-8859-1 chars to there encoded 
 > > > > representations Ĺke Jógvan Řyvind -> &Aring;ke J&oacute;gvan 
 > > > > &Oslash;yvind will not change the document at all but might 
 > > > > stop confusing people that are not HTML, XML UTF9 etc. 
 > experts :)
 > > > 
 > > > But when people view the HTML they should just see Ĺke 
 > > > Jógvan Řyvind... And that's what I see write now in my 
 > > > browser. Sounds more like a browser bug to me.
 > > > 
 > > > Gudge
 > >  > > >>
 > > 
 > >It seems to me that you may have set (perhaps 
 > inadvertently) your browser's
 > >character encoding setting (typically under the View menu 
 > item) to UTF-8.
 > >Volker, can you reset it to "Auto-select" and see if you 
 > browser cannot automatically
 > >pick up the correct encoding ISO 8859-1 of the html 
 > document and display the
 > >wretched (made up) name correctly in all instances.
 > >
 > >Thanks,
 > >Nilo 
 > >  
 > >
 > 
 > 
Received on Friday, 16 May 2003 14:23:57 GMT

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