[thelist] Stowaways

.jeff jeff at members.evolt.org
Thu Oct 24 01:03:01 CDT 2002


> From: Maxwell Kanat-Alexander
> Many of us never run into this problem, because we use
> IIS. IIS (at least the way we have it set up here where
> I work) will take every single page and convert it to
> UTF-8, whether you like it or not, and then specify that
> it did so in the HTTP headers (which is even better than
> that charset meta-tag).

that sounds like an add-on to me.  i just checked on a machine i administer running iis5 and there's no such alteration going on.

cmd> GET /test.html HTTP/1.0
cmd> Host: xxxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx
text/html => test.html
RequestDone Error = 0
StatusCode = 200
Received 3 bytes
hdr>HTTP/1.1 200 OK
hdr>Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0
hdr>Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 05:51:57 GMT
hdr>Content-Type: text/html
hdr>Accept-Ranges: bytes
hdr>Last-Modified: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 05:49:01 GMT
hdr>ETag: "427085d217bc21:b4d"
hdr>Content-Length: 3


jeff at members.evolt.org

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