Re: Fun with proof by analogy, was Re: Mojibake on my Web pages

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Tue Sep 30 2003 - 08:45:30 EDT

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    On 30/09/2003 03:44, Jill Ramonsky wrote:

    > ... Plus, you'd have to find a user dumb enough to be running a
    > sufficiently old browser that it was still prone to this exploit. (I'm
    > pretty sure modern browsers will have closed that hole by now, but
    > again, you never know). ...

    But the whole motivation for the server changing the encoding is based
    on the assumption that users are likely to be running sufficiently old
    browsers that they don't recognise UTF-8 as an encoding.

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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