View Source of Selected Characters Displays Note their HTML Codes, but the Characters

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

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RESOLVED WORKSFORME
9 years ago
9 years ago

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(Reporter: infinitelink, Unassigned)

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Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.10) Gecko/2009042523 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.10) Gecko/2009042523 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.10

By Viewing the Source of a Selection or even an entire page, special characters, for instance the copyright symbol, or the combined ae, are shown, rather than the actual source for those characters. 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Just view the source of some character, like for "Phaedo", (combined ae) on this page, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_Classics
Actual Results:  
As detailed.

Expected Results:  
When the source of a page is viewed, the actual encoding, not the encoding translated as if it was the browser rendering the source, should be shown.

None that i know.

Comment 1

9 years ago
Phædo is how it's spelled in the original source of the page. Just look at <http://web-sniffer.net/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FHarvard_Classics> if you don't believe me.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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