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Re: [tlug] Apache config help

Sort-of answering my own enquiry...

[Jim Breen ([tlug] Apache config help) writes:]
>> A kind person Somewhere In Europe is offering a site for a WWWJDIC mirror.
>> He has no experience running Apache (neither have I), but the server is
>> mostly running. HOWEVER it seems to be doing the http thingies that tell
>> the browser that the pages are ISO-8859-1, thus overriding WWWJDIC's
>> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=euc-jp">. To
>> see Japanese you have to reset each page by hand to EUC-JP.
>> I know this is deep into RFM territory, but can someone give a quick
>> indication of what to turn on/off. (It's a Debian system, BRW.)

I think  you need to turn AddDefaultCharset to "off" in the
/etc/apache/srm.conf file. Does this ring a bell with anyone? The
default is "off", but I see it's "on" at that site.

The Apache docs have .htaccess in the context for AddDefaultCharset, but it
won't let me set it there.


Jim Breen  (
Computer Science & Software Engineering,                Tel: +61 3 9905 3298
P.O Box 26, Monash University,                          Fax: +61 3 9905 5146
Clayton VIC 3800, Australia      ジム・ブリーン@モナシュ大学

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