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Old 05-26-2005, 03:55 AM   #1
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why mozilla don't use utf-8


hi
i use mozilla 1.6 . i have set utf-8 for the Default character encoding but sometime the character coding change to western(iso- 8859- 1)
what must i do to force mozilla to use utf-8 ?
 
Old 06-16-2005, 04:24 AM   #2
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any help ? please
 
Old 06-16-2005, 08:05 AM   #3
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I know very little about character encoding on Mozilla, but since noone else answered I will:

Mozilla is OLD!!!! You can install firefox with urpmi. "urpmi mozilla-firefox" on the command line as root ("su" command).

If this does not work, then: Google "firefox" and install it

Firefox is the sucessor of Mozilla. Mozilla in not even being produced anymore. Firefox is also the sucessor of Netscape, thought Netscape is still produced (only god knows way ... it is just a copy of Mozilla now a days)
 
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try setting your default LANG environment variable

in the file /home/username/.bash_profile add those lines :
export LANG = en_US.UTF8
export LANGUAGE = en_US.UTF8
 
Old 06-16-2005, 09:46 AM   #5
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Please tell me the difference between
- export LANG=en_US.UTF8
and
- export LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF8

are these definitions case sensitive ? and are there spaces around the "=" symbol ?
 
Old 06-21-2005, 09:53 AM   #6
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Please help a 15 years old boy

Last edited by ewt3y; 06-21-2005 at 09:57 AM.
 
Old 06-25-2005, 06:56 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by sekelsenmat
I know very little about character encoding on Mozilla, but since noone else answered I will:

Mozilla is OLD!!!! You can install firefox with urpmi. "urpmi mozilla-firefox" on the command line as root ("su" command).

If this does not work, then: Google "firefox" and install it

Firefox is the sucessor of Mozilla. Mozilla in not even being produced anymore. Firefox is also the sucessor of Netscape, thought Netscape is still produced (only god knows way ... it is just a copy of Mozilla now a days)
What nonsense. Mozilla is a *suite*, Firefox is a standalone browser. That's the difference between the two. You bet your life that Mozilla is in active development. Please check your facts before posting arrant silliness like that.

To the original poster: Character encodings are usually, but not always, sent by the server. On other occasions it's set by the web page itself, usually as a <META> tag.

You can set your browser to use UTF-8, but keep in mind if the page is encoded differently, some characters will appear as either the "unknown glyph" or as gibberish. It's probably best to allow auto-detect.
 
Old 06-25-2005, 09:10 PM   #8
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[B]What nonsense. Mozilla is a *suite*, Firefox is a standalone browser. That's the difference between the two.
Why don't you google "wiki" and start learning a little more about the world intead of trolling in here?

"The name Mozilla had been used internally as a codename for the Netscape Navigator web browser from its beginning." - From Wikipedia.

Mozilla IS a standalone browser besides being a project. Why don't you google "mozilla"?

Even if you were right you still would be dead wrong in coming here talking like that. GROW UP!!!

Quote:
You bet your life that Mozilla is in active development. Please check your facts before posting arrant silliness like that.
And you better check you arrogance and agressivity before you post useless trolling like that.
 
Old 06-26-2005, 02:40 AM   #9
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Originally posted by sekelsenmat
Why don't you google "wiki" and start learning a little more about the world intead of trolling in here?

"The name Mozilla had been used internally as a codename for the Netscape Navigator web browser from its beginning." - From Wikipedia.

Mozilla IS a standalone browser besides being a project. Why don't you google "mozilla"?

Even if you were right you still would be dead wrong in coming here talking like that. GROW UP!!!



And you better check you arrogance and agressivity before you post useless trolling like that.
Some people, like yourself, just don't get it - at all. You told the original poster that Mozilla was old and to get Firefox. I corrected you. Once again, as of 2005, Mozilla is a suite, comprising of a browser, an email client and a HTML editor. There is nothing "standalone" about Mozilla. The codebase is called Gecko, not Mozilla. It is actively maintained.

Wikipedia is hardly synonymous with accuracy in any case.

Netscape is a different fork of the Gecko codebase, like Galeon, K-Meleon, et al. They have been separate products for several years.

I don't need to Google anything; I'm somewhat intimate with the Mozilla project, as I've done bug-testing for them. Maybe it's you that should Google.

Call me a troll all you want. You aren't the first, you won't be the last. But at least I don't give nonsensical and non-factual advice to people and then quote spurious sources like Wikipedia when I'm proven wrong.

Visit http://www.mozilla.org/ and look for yourself.

Cheers.
 
  


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