Adrian Havill wrote:
> Finally actually bothered to read RFC 2068. I see now that
> Accept-Charset: iso-8859-1, *, utf-8
> means the following: they all have a weight of one, meaning being of
> equal importance, with the "*" being given the least preference as there
> are more specific mediums available. (If I understand RFC 2068
> This means that Navigator 4.0 prefers UTF-8 or ISO-8859-1 to any old
> character set, correct?
NO!!!Again, we do not specify any PREFERENCE in the Accept-Charse header.
Your statement above is INCORRECT. All the header says is it could accept
any charset including iso-8859-1 AND utf-8.
> I'm curious to know why UCS-2 wasn't included in its support, as the
> most commonly available (primitive, but still the most common) Unicode
> editor in the world today is the Windows NT's NOTEPAD.EXE.
We do not send out ALL charset we could handle since it will be a HUGE list
one day.We don't think any non-technical users have a PREFERENCE CHARSET (or
even understand what is a charset) so it is not worthy to build a GUI to let
them select a limit set of them.
> Adrian Havill <URL:http://www.threeweb.ad.jp/>
> Engineering Division, Third Systems Section
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