Re: xkcd: ‮LTR

From: Simon Montagu <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:37:34 +0200

On 11/26/2012 08:42 PM, Marc Durdin wrote:
> Somewhat ironically, both Firefox and Internet Explorer, on my machine
> at least, detect this page is encoded with ISO-8859-1 and cp-1252
> respectively, instead of UTF-8. It seems they both ignore the XML
> prolog which is the only place where the encoding is stated.

Firefox follows the HTML5 spec and ignores the XML prolog, since the
Content-type is "text/html".
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