[Mongrel] How to change the default encoding for dynamic pages

Kyle Kochis kylekochis at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 17:05:43 EDT 2007


Are you encoding the symbols properly with html entities? That may be stupid
question but I wanted to make sure. Most systems/browsers don't know what to
do with weird (or not so weird) symbols even if they are valid in the
document encoding.
Kyle

On 4/17/07, Frederic Do Couto <fredsubs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> thank you, it works.
>
> i've added this line ActionController::Base.default_charset=("ISO-8859-1")
> in the environment.rb.
>
> i've tried with the iso-8859-15 to have the € (euro) symbol but it doesn t
> work. If you have another good idea ? ;)
>
> thanks
>
> On 4/17/07, Jack Baty <jbaty at fusionary.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is this a Rails thing settable in environment.rb?
> >
> > ActionController::Base.default_charset=("UTF-8")
> >
> > Although I think as of Rails 1.2 UTF-8 is the default. I hate encoding
> > issues, as I never really know what's "in charge."
> >
> >
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> >
> > On 4/17/07, Frederic Do Couto <fredsubs at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I'm trying to write a rails application serves by mongrel and using
> > > accentuated characters in the .rhtml page. But Mongrel replace them by
> > '?' .
> > >
> > > It works fine for static pages by defining the charset to iso-8859-1
> > in the
> > > mongrel_mime.yml
> > >
> > > But how to change the default encoding (seems to be UTF-8) for the
> > dynamic
> > > pages ?
> > >
> > > thanks for your help.
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