User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7 The page starts with the definition of XHTML-Compliance: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?> <!doctype public "-//w3c//dtd xhtml 1.0 transitional//en" "http://www.w3.org/tr/xhtml1/Dtd/xhtml1-transitional.dtd" /> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="de" lang="de"> <head> <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"> The page is rendered with the correct encoding only after explicit setting the language/encoding over the menu - but returns to UTF-8 on a reload-page. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. make a small page starting as above and containg some german diacritic vocals (Umlaute) like ä ö ü Ä Ö Ü or ß - (you may cut and paste this). 2.look at it with Firebird 3.use menu: view-coding to change 4. reload Expected Results: recognize the correct encoding.
It works for me in: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7a) Gecko/20040120 Firebird/0.8.0+ Page shows up correctly, encoding is listed as ISO-8859-1 in the Page Info screen. Could you try on a more recent build? p.s. I think the public identifier part of a doctype declaration ("-//w3c//dtd xhtml 1.0 transitional//en") is case sensitive, so don't transform that part to lower case, and you are missing the name of the root element (html) from the declaration.
Closing as WORKSFORME since there has been no further response. Reporter please reopen the bug if you can still reproduce it on a recent build: ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk/
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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