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charset overlabeling

From: Roman Czyborra <czyborra@cs.tu-berlin.de>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 1995 12:15:21 +0100
To: HTTP Working Group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <czyborra950323121521212@titanic.cs.tu-berlin.de>
Section 8.1.1 of the current draft says:

   HTTP does not require that the character set of an entity body be 
   labelled as the lowest common denominator of the character codes 
   used within a document.

I suggest you change this into

	It is recommended but not required that ...

because otherwise you encourage people to send something like

Content-Type: text/html; charset=KOI8-R

and have me change my font even if the message is plain ASCII.
Received on Thursday, 23 March 1995 03:24:47 UTC

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