It's even worse than I
Or funnier, depending upon your viewpoint.
I'm follwing Sam
Ruby's advice on
testing what comes through as I copy-n-paste.
I'm using FireFox verion
1.0 under Linux for testing; I've yet to use Microsoft's Internet
Explorer (which should prove to be dreadful and amusing at the same
So I'm copy-n-pasting the following from my last entry:
It really bugs me
And what I get back is:
00000000: 0D 0A 26 23 39 31 35 3B AA 26 23 39 36 31 3B DF ..Γ.ρ.
00000010: E5 26 23 39 34 37 3B 80 0D 0A 0D 0A 49 74 20 72 .γ.....It r
00000020: 65 61 6C 6C 79 20 62 75 67 73 20 6D 65 eally bugs me
It really bugs me
What the XXXX?
Not only is Firefox, under Linux, sending input to the test form as
WINDOWS-1252 but it's also sending me HTML entities in numeric form!
They're the correct numeric entities for the characters in question, but …
what the XXXX?
To say I wasn't expecting this is a bit of an understatement.
Well, back to hacking.
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