Consider using Windows-1251 as the default character encoding fallback

RESOLVED FIXED

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Mozilla Localizations
be / Belarusian
RESOLVED FIXED
8 years ago
7 years ago

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(Reporter: hsivonen, Assigned: Siarhei)

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Description

8 years ago
See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Oct/0376.html

The Belarusian localization has ISO-8859-5 as the character encoding fallback. This seems odd, since Russian and Ukranian default to Windows-1251.

How was the ISO-8859-5 default reached? Wouldn't defaulting to Windows-1251 give a better user experience with unlabeled legacy Web content?
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Updated

8 years ago
Summary: Consider using Win-1251 as the default character encoding fallback → Consider using Windows-1251 as the default character encoding fallback
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Comment 1

8 years ago
It seems reasonable.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
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Comment 2

8 years ago
Also I will turn on heuristic detector by default

intl.charset.detector = ruprob
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Comment 3

7 years ago
Corrected in 1.9.2 branch (Firefox 3.6) and in head trunk.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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