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RE: Chinese not displaying, unless encoding is set explicitly in the browser ?

From: Thierry Sourbier <ml@i18nGurus.com>
Date: Sat, 4 May 2002 18:59:40 +0200
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AMEFKKHPAGEPOAOBAOBMEEIOCFAA.ml@i18nGurus.com>
Srinivas,

Could there be a *hidden* transcoding proxy between your client and your
server?

Since the problem seem to happen with only SOME of your client, it would be
more on their end than your. One way to test it is to verify if they can
indeed receive UTF-8 data using one of the numerous test page out there. The
best one is probably the "What is Unicode" in Simplified Chinese:
http://www.unicode.org/unicode/standard/translations/s-chinese.html.

If they can view this page using UTF-8 then my guess was wrong. If they have
to switch to GB2312 then it might not be your fault afterall :).

Cheers,
Thierry
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