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Defaulting charset on the server

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 13:31:30 +0100 (BST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0408011329400.2850@hugin.webthing.com>

Someone just drew attention to an open bug report in Apache concerning
shipping with an AddDefaultCharset set by default in httpd.conf.
This leads to bogus charsets being served in many cases.

I've just put forward a suggestion, but I'd welcome review from those
familiar with character encoding issues and CA-2000-02 (which is the
main argument in favour of the current behaviour).

Comments and suggestions please:

Nick Kew
Received on Sunday, 1 August 2004 08:32:02 UTC

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