microsoft.com - support.microsoft.com - mozilla 1.0 doesn't display the page correctly. 1.1beta does.

RESOLVED FIXED

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Tech Evangelism Graveyard
English US
RESOLVED FIXED
16 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: ISHIKAWA, Chiaki, Unassigned)

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Description

16 years ago
The above URL is not rendered correctly by
mozilla 1.0. (All the important characters
are shown as "?" as if there were
font problems.)
1.1 beta seems to display it correctly.

Now this may be a tech evangelism issue.
When I compared the source file shown
in Internet explorer 5.50.xx on win98se,
which displays the page in a readable manner, 
I found that  the source has a different
charset designator: The one shown in the source
file in MS IE was as follows.

<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=shift_jis">

whereas the one shown in the mozilla 1.0, which
failed to show the page in a readable manner was
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">


Something is possibly wrong on the MS web site.

Comment 1

16 years ago
Not sure what to make of this.  I'm using Moz BuildID# 2002-08-13-04.  I'm going
to attach the snapshot of this.

Comment 2

16 years ago
Created attachment 95261 [details]
Snapshot of the MS knowledge base website

Comment 3

16 years ago
Maybe this is a dup of bug 159494 in the bad browser sniffing used by microsoft.

Comment 4

16 years ago
This is not related to bug 159494. It's still a site problem - the server
actually sends those question marks.
Assignee: Matti → susiew
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Browser-General → US General
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows 98 → All
Product: Browser → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: asa → zach
Version: other → unspecified

Comment 5

16 years ago
Language problem??  Did tested the unconfirmed bug for the Yahoo website at
Japan.  See bug #162684.
Keywords: evang500
Blocks: 114158
Summary: mozilla 1.0 doesn't display the page correctly. 1.1beta does. → microsoft.com - support.microsoft.com - mozilla 1.0 doesn't display the page correctly. 1.1beta does.
Whiteboard: [charset] [technote needed]
This is pure ua server side detection foo. Changing the ua to NS 7.01 will
display the page properly while a pure Mozilla ua will not. Removing technote
foo. I will hit them up after the new year on this.
Assignee: susiew → bclary
Whiteboard: [charset] [technote needed]
tech evang june 2003 reorg
Assignee: bc → english-us
QA Contact: zach → english-us

Comment 8

15 years ago
The page now displays lot's of Asian glyphs and contains:
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=Shift_Jis">

WFM, 2003-07-08-05 trunk Linux
fixed in ns7.01 and mozilla 1.4 on win2k
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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