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Re: Using UTF-8 as charset in SetContentType

From: L. Turetsky <lenny@aya.yale.edu>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2002 19:49:04 -0800
To: souravm <souravm@infy.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <>
hi sourav,

what browser are you using?
does it recognize the encoding of the form page?
are you setting content-type to "text/html; charset=UTF8" on both the form 
and output pages?


At 08:58 AM 1/8/02 +0530, souravm wrote:

>Hi All,
>I'm using WebSphere's application server 4.0 on linux.
>I'm setting the content type as charset=UTF-8.
>In the linux OS I'm setting my locale to en_US.utf8 before starting the
>application server.
>I'm entering a japanese string from one form (user entered) and printing
>the same string in the next form. It does not work. Where as if I try to
>print a hard coded Unicode string it works fine.
>Can anybody tell me what could be the problem ?
Received on Monday, 7 January 2002 23:00:19 UTC

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