[thelist] acsii return from form field [solved]

kris burford kris at midtempo.net
Tue Mar 16 08:28:54 CST 2004

>>>so, if someone pastes a word document with "smart" quotes into the form, 
>>>all the quotes reach the server as "?"
>>>this is don't understand.
>>>i've tried altering the charset (from iso-8859-1 to UTF-8), the form 
>>>enctype and have trawled through the apache docs, all to no avail.
>>>can anyone shed some light as to why anything that falls within the 
>>>ascii range 127 - 160 is automatically tranformed to ? ??


finally worked out that it *was* the charset. i needed to use iso10646, as 
explained in aardvark's character entity charts:


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