From: Jon Hanna (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 24 2004 - 10:45:06 EST
Quoting Alan Wood <email@example.com>:
> Chris Jacobs wrote:
> > Do you have the url of an UTF-16 webpage I can test it on?
> Here are 2 pages, one BE and one LE, that I converted a few days ago to
> prove to a sceptic that I.E. for Mac does not support UTF-16. The text is
> mostly Chinese.
> UTF-16 is specified in a meta tag, but not in the HTTP headers.
Which of course means that a browser may have issues while still dealing okay
with UTF-16 if the correct headers are sent.
The interesting thing here as regards to the original concern that UTF-16 wasn't
in the list of user-selectable encodings is that IE6 on Windows dealt with the
page correctly, and looking at the encoding list there was a greyed-out
encoding selected that isn't normally in the list for UTF-16 (actually it
referred to it as "Unicode" and "Unicode (Big Endian)" depending on which of
the two pages I viewed.
-- Jon Hanna <http://www.hackcraft.net/> *Thought provoking quote goes here*
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