From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 02 2006 - 22:16:36 CDT
Markus Scherer +ADw-markus dot icu at gmail dot com+AD4- wrote:
+AD4APg- ... you have to read it using a browser that supports UTF-7+ACE- Firefox
+AD4APg- supports it but IE 6.0 does not.
+AD4- Yes it does, I just tried it. I copied +ACY- saved the sample text from
+AD4- appendix A from RFC 2152 as a .txt file and viewed it with IE 6, Opera
+AD4- 8.54, and Firefox 1.5. With IE, I selected View/Encoding/Auto-Select.
+AD4- With the others, I chose UTF-7 explicitly.
Most of the time, when people say IE doesn't support UTF-7, they mean
you can't choose it explicitly as an override, which is true and
puzzling. UTF-7 text is not hard to misdetect. (I've intentionally
chosen UTF-7 as the encoding for this message+ADs- let's see if anyone
reports problems reading it.)
I note that IE 7.0 beta 2 still doesn't offer UTF-7 as an explicit
-- Doug Ewell Fullerton, California, USA http://users.adelphia.net/+AH4-dewell/
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