Re: [hypermail] charset usage

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 18:07:31 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <> (Zvi Har'El) writes:
>Dear Daniel,
>I ran hypermail on my archive and checked: %c really produces for message files
>the whole META tag if the charset is not US-USASCII or ISO-8859-1. In the
>latter cases it is empty (modulo an extra new-line). It is also empty for index
>files. I suggested that for message file that do contain ISO-8859-1 charset,
>the META tag is produced, since otherwise the page will be displayed by the
>browser using its default charset, which might be other then latin1.

 I finally got around to looking at this, and I'm wondering why someone decided to treat these charsets specially (see line 1502 of parse.c).  Does anyone know of a reason not to change it so that these 2 charsets are treated the same as others?

Peter McCluskey          | Free Dmitry Sklyarov! | 
Received on Sat 17 Nov 2001 04:11:45 AM GMT

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