[ALUG] Why does Firefox always use UTF-8 for this page?
cl at isbd.net
Tue Oct 9 14:43:56 BST 2007
I have a web page which has a couple of special characters which are
ISO-8859-1 encoded, 'View Source' shows that the header is as
<title>Chris Info</title> <link rel="stylesheet"
<link rel="alternate" type="application/xml" title="RSS"
href="/blog/rss2.xml"> <link rel="top" href="/"
title="pyblosxom.sourceforge.net"> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type"
... but when started up Firefox always sets the character encoding
to "Unicode (UTF-8)" by default and to see the characters correctly
I have to manually switch it to "Western (ISO-8859-1)".
Is Firefox subtly trying to push me in the 'right' direction or, more
realistically, what am I doing wrong? I have tried setting things to
default to ISO-8859-1 in Firefox but I don't seem to be getting
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