Re: ISO European characters in Unicode?

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Wed Oct 04 2000 - 20:28:00 EDT

Where have you erred? That page isn't encoded in UTF-8! Setting your browser to interpret the page as UTF-8 won't work if the page isn't in UTF-8. The page appears to be in 8859-1, but doesn't actually say... I would have figured that Yahoo would have charset headers, but I don't see one in the source HTML of that page...

Hope that helps...


> From: George Zeigler <>
> Hello,
> I looked at the Yahoo page given here:
> It has some characters used in Norwegian such as the O with a slash
> throughit. I changed the character set to Unicode (UTF-8) and it no longer
> showed up properly.


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