From: Petr Tomasek (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jun 02 2006 - 23:46:30 CDT
On Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 08:16:36PM -0700, Doug Ewell wrote:
> Markus Scherer <markus dot icu at gmail dot com> wrote:
> >>... you have to read it using a browser that supports UTF-7! Firefox
> >>supports it but IE 6.0 does not.
> >Yes it does, I just tried it. I copied & saved the sample text from
> >appendix A from RFC 2152 as a .txt file and viewed it with IE 6, Opera
> >8.54, and Firefox 1.5. With IE, I selected View/Encoding/Auto-Select.
> >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; 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
How can anyone have problem with it if you are using plain ascii? :-o
-- Petr Tomasek <http://www.etf.cuni.cz/~tomasek>
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