dan at langille.org
Fri Apr 2 13:26:43 EST 2004
On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 01:18:12PM -0500, Dan Langille wrote:
> > On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Kevin Li wrote:
> > > At my coop job, we recently changed our webserver from MS IIS to Apache 1.3x. I
> > > was working on our website today when I discovered that for some reason Apache
> > > couldn't display apostrophes (ex. mike's car) in linked text. Is there some
> > > escape character for the apostrophe in Apache. Currently the apostrophe is
> > > displayed as a box.
> > Compare the source with the output here:
> > http://www.langille.org/test.phps
> > http://www.langille.org/test.php
> > That works. If it doesn't, it must be your browser.
> Well, no. It could easily be a character set issue. Maybe they're using
> the windows character set in their "html" documents and MSIE would default
> to cp1252 and Apache is defaulting to iso8859-1. Without being given an
> example of the page that's causing problems, it's impossible to diagnose.
When I said "if it doesn't", the "it" refers to my example. If my example
works, then we have a simple test case which they can elaborate upon. If
it doesn't, it must be something in their browser. Have I overlooked
something? There's no encoding in my example.
Dan Langille - BSDCan: http://www.bsdcan.org/
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