I think this is some type of mistake. Big5 is not the default encoding for
documents unless you specifically set it that way.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Wood" <email@example.com>
To: "Unicode List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 8:36 AM
Subject: RE: How-To handle i18n when you don't know charset?
> default encoding for Internet Explorer 4+.
> This gives some interesting results for default encoding:
> Mac IE 4.5 - utf-8
> Mac IE 5 - utf-8
> Win IE 5.01 - x-user-defined
> Win IE 5.01 SP1 - big5
> Would anyone from Microsoft like to explain why a Chinese Traditional
> encoding has been made the default for an English version of IE 5?
> Alan Wood
> (Documentation Writer / Web Master)
> Context Limited
> (Electronic publishers of UK and EU legal and official documents)
> http://www.alanwood.net/ (Unicode, special characters, pesticide names)
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