RE: cp1252 decoder implementation

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:18:32 -0700

Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:

> May be you've forgotten FrontPage, a product acquired by Microsoft and
> then developped by Microsoft and widely promoted as part of Office,
> that insisted in declaring webpages as "ISO 8859-1" even if they
> contained characters that are only in "windows-1252". Even if we
> edited the page externally to correct it, FrontPage *automatically*
> changed it into "iso-8859-1".

FrontPage had this bug. It was a bad bug, and an indefensible one.

FrontPage was discontinued six years ago. Perhaps turning the page would
be an option.

(My last post in this thread.)

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | @DougEwell ­
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