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Re: http_Accept_charset and internet explorer

From: Tex Texin <texin@progress.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 19:44:13 -0500
Message-ID: <3C72F15D.38E9B754@progress.com>
To: Jay Allen <jayallen@microsoft.com>
CC: WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Just to be sure I added another language, and still no accept_charset.

I can "see" among other things:

HTTP_ACCEPT*:  image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg,
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint, application/vnd.ms-excel,
application/msword, */* 

HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING:  gzip, deflate 

HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE:  en-us,cs;q=0.5 

but not the charset.
tex

Jay Allen wrote:
> 
> It very well should, but it will not if you have no language preferences
> set. Go to Tools->Internet Options->Languages and check. For US users,
> us-en should be added by default, but YMMV.
> 
> -J-
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tex Texin [mailto:texin@progress.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 4:18 PM
> To: WWW International
> Subject: http_Accept_charset and internet explorer
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I need a sanity check. I am performing experiments on browsers and http
> accept_charset.
> I have seen documentation from Microsoft that IE 5+ issues the
> accept_charset.
> However, my program never sees accept_charset from IE 5.5 or 6.
> The program reports its content for netscape and opera browsers.
> 
> I would just presume that IE doesn't set this, except for the doc I have
> seen saying it does.
> So I am wondering if I have a bug or the doc lies, or maybe there is
> some condition determining whether IE does or doesn't send
> accept_charset.
> 
> Has anyone else detected accept_charset from IE and is there some
> browser switch for it?
> 
> tex
> 
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