[links-list] Problem with forms?!

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Fri Jun 15 07:35:30 PDT 2001


> > And the documents you referenced are not very clean. Please tell me how
> > do you exactly expect it to work. What of these indicators should have
> > what priority. Any other charset indicators?
> >
> > Content-Type in HTTP header
> > Content-Charset in HTTP header
> > Content-Type in META tag
> > Content-Charset in META tag
> > charset as a html attribute to META (http-equiv ? is it needed?) tag
> >
> Just like it showed above. But ONLY if attribute is there
>  1. IF Content-Type present and IF "charset=..." is there then that's
> what should be used.
>  2. IF we do not know charset yet we need to look on Content-Charset
>  3. IF we do not know charset yet we need to look on Content-Type in META
>  4. IF we do not know charset yet we need to look on Content-Charset in META
>  5. IF we do not know charset yet we need to look on charset as a html
> attribute to META

Earlier you said:

> Unfortunatelly everything is not THAT simple. Sometimes you just CAN NOT
> alter server configuration and NEED to use META EQUIV to select charset
> even if server already said that document has some Content-Type (again
> MS IE 4.0+, Netscape 6 and Lynx 2.8+ agree that it should be so) 

So you mean that it is not possible to override charset sent by server?

Mikulas


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