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Re: New test page: UTF-8 signature / BOM

From: Mark Davis <mark.davis@jtcsv.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 09:06:56 -0800
Message-ID: <01be01c3b508$dd366040$7900a8c0@DAVIS1>
To: <ishida@w3.org>, <www-international@w3.org>

In case you are interested for your test pages, I had put together a Unicode
chart:

http://www.macchiato.com/unicode/UnicodeChart.zip (plain HTML, 1.4MB)
http://www.macchiato.com/unicode/UnicodeChart.html (with javascript, 7KB)

Mark
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Thu, 2003 Nov 27 07:52
Subject: New test page: UTF-8 signature / BOM


>
>
> I have put together a test page to test support for UTF-8
> signatures/BOMs in XHTML.
>
> Cursory initial testing indicates that Netscape 4.8 displays a blank
> line if the signature is present.  I hear that IE 5.2 Mac  and IE4 does
> the same. IE6, Opera 7.2, Firebird 0.6.1 appear to work fine.
>
> Also, Opera 7.2 and IE6 appear to override the declared encoding of a
> file if the file has a utf-8 signature.  Firebird 0.6.1 does not.
>
> See http://www.w3.org/International/tests/test-utf8-signature.html
>
>
> [ Note that I've also seen the first line or so of external CSS style
> sheets fail if a utf-8 signature is present.  If I can remember how to
> replicate the failure, I'll write another test file to cover that. ]
>
>
> RI
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