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Re: http_Accept_charset and internet explorer

From: Tex Texin <texin@progress.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 19:53:53 -0500
Message-ID: <3C72F3A1.B3E6C7D6@progress.com>
To: Jay Allen <jayallen@microsoft.com>
CC: WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Ok, thanks.
tex

Jay Allen wrote:
> 
> Right you are - my apologies. As far as I've ever seen, we don't send
> accept-charset.
> 
> -J-
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tex Texin [mailto:texin@progress.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 4:44 PM
> To: Jay Allen
> Cc: WWW International
> Subject: Re: http_Accept_charset and internet explorer
> 
> 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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> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Tex Texin                    Director, International Business
> mailto:Texin@Progress.com    Tel: +1-781-280-4271
> the Progress Company         Fax: +1-781-280-4655
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Find out about Globalization Empowerment for Progress users
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Tex Texin                    Director, International Business
mailto:Texin@Progress.com    Tel: +1-781-280-4271
the Progress Company         Fax: +1-781-280-4655
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Find out about Globalization Empowerment for Progress users
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