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Re: [tlug] Apache config help

I did a quick look around, and that is _supposed_ to only affect documents
without a charset specified.  However it looks like the solution for peopl
who had simmilar problems is to set it to off in httpd.conf.

hope this helps.

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 04:49:46PM +1000, Jim Breen wrote:
> 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
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