User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; pl; rv:126.96.36.199) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/188.8.131.52 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; pl; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20060111 Firefox/220.127.116.11 CP 1250 is the default character encoding under Polish releases of Windows, however it is not used anywhere else. The encoding used on the Polish Internet is almost exclusively ISO-8859-2, with some websites in UTF-8, and very few in CP 1250. The problem is not very important, as most of the Polish websites use ASCII-only URLs for compatibility, and only one popular website (Polish Wikipedia) uses accented characters in URLs. It accepts UTF-8 and ISO-8859-2. A simple workaround is changing network.standard-url.encode-utf8 Possible solution: * If CP 1250 Windows (or Polish version, whatever is easier) is detected, either assume that the real encoding should be ISO-8859-2, or turn on network.standard-url.encode-utf8. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Get a compouter with Polish version of Windows installed 2. Try URL with accented characters, like http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/£o¶ Actual Results: It sends URL in CP-1250, getting "Article doesn't exist" page. Expected Results: It should encode URL in either ISO-8859-2 or UTF-8, getting http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%81o%C5%9B (Polish Wikipedia redirects non-UTF-8 links assuming they are in ISO-8859-2)
Related to bug 150376 comment 32? (In reply to comment #0) > <..> or turn on > network.standard-url.encode-utf8. Duplicate of Core bug 261929 comment 3.
Version: unspecified → 1.5.0.x Branch
This bug was reported on Firefox 2.x or older, which is no longer supported and will not be receiving any more updates. I strongly suggest that you update to Firefox 3.6.3 or later, update your plugins (flash, adobe, etc.), and retest in a new profile. If you still see the issue with the updated Firefox, please post here. Otherwise, please close as RESOLVED > WORKSFORME http://www.mozilla.com http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+mode
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.x or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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