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GBC: Special characters & umlauts problems

Thu Dec 08, 2005 6:47 am

Please look at this example:

http://www.gamebase64.com/game.php?id=9249&d=18&h=0

On both Firefox & IE, special characters incl. umlauts appeared totally trashed. I tried to investigate the problem, and found out the characters appear correctly if UTF-8 is selected MANUALLY in browser.
Auto-select does not work, as it will always use the meta tags.

The problem are the web pages themselves, which include
[meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"], thus forcing iso-8859-1. Downloading one of your pages and changing the meta tag by hand made auto-select work again.
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Michael Plate
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Thu Dec 08, 2005 9:00 am

Thanks for the reminder.

I already reported that problem to our webmin weeks (months?) ago but he seems to be busy with life!

/Michael

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