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Re: UTF-8 transfers from browser forms to servers

From: Ali Dan-Bouzoua <danbouzoua@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 17:50:58 -0800
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DAV2820N39x6HHGNZ4m00018807@hotmail.com>

Internet Explorer Always POSTs Unicode Data as UTF-8
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;303612

At the Forge
Unicode Unicode is necessary for international web development but poses a
few pitfalls.
by Reuven M. Lerner
Linux journal march 2003 Issue



----- Original Message -----

From: "Chris Haynes" <chris@harvington.org.uk>
To: <www-international@w3.org>; "Dennis Heuer (by way of Martin Duerst
<duerst@w3.org>)" <dh@onclick.org>
Sent: Thursday, 20 February, 2003 12:43 PM
Subject: Re: UTF-8 transfers from browser forms to servers


>
> Dennis,
>
> I'd be interested to hear if the following helps you (or adds to the
> confusion!):
>
> http://jetty.mortbay.com/jetty/doc/international.html
>
>
> Chris Haynes
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Heuer (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>)"
> <dh@onclick.org>
> To: <www-international@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 6:52 PM
> Subject: UTF-8 transfers from browser forms to servers
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Hello -
> >
> > I am not shure if I'm right here but need some information about the
> > transfer format of a UTF-8 string. If I enter some text into a HTML
> form
> > that is set to UTF-8, will the text be sent to the server (and the
> server
> > side scripting language) in form of a mix of ISO 8859-1 and UTF-8
> codes,
> > represented with ISO 8859-1 characters, or is there a completely
> different
> > format for transfering UTF-8 strings?
> >
> > Many thanks
> >
> > Dennis Heuer
> >
> >
> >
>
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