I had a similar problem when I moved to apache2 on ubuntu from win 2000
try to add the line
to the site virtual directory
thats because in the new linux apache2 versions, the conf file is seperate
to many files and in one of them which its name is 'cahrset' if I remember
correct it sets a default charset for all sites in that apache2 server.
hope it helped
On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 8:09 PM, husky <victor.at.rog...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using WebLogic in my java web app and in my code, I'm already
> setting the following:
> response.setContentType("text/html; charset=UTF-8");
> Also, I noticed that the correct UTF-8 is being returned (in the
> response headers) when I am requesting all the other JSP pages because
> I added the following to the top of every JSP:
> <%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=UTF-8"
> This problem of getting the wrong encoding type (ISO-8559-1) only
> seems to happen for the Ajax.request() call, and only when on a unix
> Any ideas?
> On Jul 15, 12:23 pm, Douglas <douglas.gont...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Prototype has _nothing_ to do with the response code.
> > Your backend is sending the wrong encoding. Problably, you have not
> > set the correct send headers.
> > Are you using a PHP backend? If yes, maybe your local php.ini have
> > default_charset set to utf-8 and the unix one has not, by default, php
> > uses iso-8859-1.
> > Try adding this line to you response:
> > header('content-type:text/plain; charset=utf-8'); // of course, the
> > content-type you are expecting
> > or use utf8_encode(CONTENT) before send the response.
> > http://www.php.net/utf8-encode
> > ~ Cheers
> > On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 1:00 PM, husky<victor.at.rog...@gmail.com>
> > > hihi all,
> > > i am using Ajax.request() function to call and return results on a web
> > > page and i noticed that depending on where the server is deployed, the
> > > encoding of the response changes.
> > > if i am running the code locally on my windows machine, the Ajax
> > > response encoding is UTF-8. but when deployed to a unix server, the
> > > Ajax response encoding is ISO-8859-1.
> > > the side-effect is that the response contains unreadable characters
> > > because it's in the wrong encoding (should be UTF-8, but it's
> > > ISO-8859-1)
> > > does anyone know why this happens and how to fix this?
> > > thanks in advance!
> > > -h
> > --
> > Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no
> > matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and
> > your own common sense.
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