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Re: Bad charset translating

From: ONIME EHIMIKA OHIREIME <onime@ictp.trieste.it>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 09:52:34 +0200 (MET DST)
To: xyz.chat@home.ru
cc: www4mail-comments@w3.org, www-email-discuss@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.990419094912.10244A-100000@sv2>

XCHARSET and XLANGUAGE will not work when you use the GET or SEND command.
They only work when you use the SOURCE, TSOURCE ot XGET commands.

So try
SOURCE http://chat.home.ru

On Sun, 18 Apr 1999 xyz.chat@home.ru wrote:

> Hello!
> When I request russian web pages with
> XCHARSET koi8-r
> GET http://chat.home.ru
> request lines, i got:
> "Perepis' naseleniya! Vnimanie! Pros'ba ko vsem, imeyuschim..."
> It means that russian words are written in latin characters.
> But it should be (and I want to receive so):
> "Перепись населения! Внимание! Просьба ко всем, имеющим..."
> (it's the same but in russian koi8-r charset)
> I do know thet requested URL is in koi8-r charset on the server.
> What to do to get normal russian text in native charset?
> Thanks,
> Nikolai Tikhonov
Received on Monday, 19 April 1999 03:53:42 GMT

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