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Re: [tlug] Firefox 3.0.1 doesn't respect <meta http-equiv="content-type">

Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
 > Nguyen Vu Hung writes:
 >  > You may interested in
 >  > 
 >  > <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
 > That is precisely what I've been using since 1997, and now Firefox 3
 > is ignoring, except that the charset is ISO-2022-JP.

As I realized after Curt prompted me, Debian changed the configuration
of my Apache *server* behind my back to "AddDefaultCharset UTF-8".
Bad, bad Debian.  Since that's what the server was sending as an HTTP
header, Firefox quite *conformantly* ignored the META element.


HOW-ever, Firefox is nonetheless buggy.  It apparently caches type
information about the URI, and neither a reload nor a new window was
sufficient to get the file properly re-read.  I had to drive an oak
stake through its heart, and restart.

+1 for Gentoo, whose etc-update forcibly reminds you of all the
conffiles it's about to stomp on.

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