RE: Google and Unicode

From: Paul Deuter (
Date: Thu Jun 20 2002 - 14:18:47 EDT

Is this strictly true? I think there are cases where the results are
sent back ISO-8859-1. It would not surprise me if there was a more
complex algorithm which tried to determine the requesting browser.
I love UTF-8 but some older browsers do not tolerate it very well.

-----Original Message-----
From: Roozbeh Pournader []
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 9:40 AM
To: Unicode List
Subject: Google and Unicode

Did anyone notice that Google now uses Unicode (UTF-8) in displaying the
search results? No more of that 'This page contains Russian characters



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