Re: Accept-Charset support

On Dec 4,  1:19pm, Erik van der Poel wrote:

> > > Servers cannot send UTF-8 to clients unless they know that the client is
> > > capable of decoding it
> >
> > which is indicated by the client sending an Accept-Charset. Quite.
> I don't like the tone of this. I've known you personally for a (little)
> while, and I doubt that you intended it to come across this way.

Erik, if that seemed to have a 'tone' then that was not my intention
at all, sorry if you read it that way.

What I was trying to convey was that we had talked ourselves round to
agreeing that Accept-Charset was essential otherwise how does the server
know what to send?

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