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Re: Globalizing URIs

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 1995 08:34:32 -0400
Message-Id: <199508061234.IAA10482@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: ietf-lists@proper.com
Cc: html-wg@oclc.org, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>>This is not always true. The [EUC] part could specify one of a myriad
>>different coded character sets and encodings, with the following
>>octect string being different for each as well. I think it
>>unreasonable to expect the administrator to maintain a database of all
>>possible alias.
> 
>They don't have to: they are the ones creating the URLs! If they tack a
>[XYZ] at the front or end of the URL (wherever your proposed standard puts
>it), they should certainly be able to serve it.
 
Yes, but there is a large number of ways of encoding the strings of
characters making up the URL. That's my point.
Received on Sunday, 6 August 1995 05:32:28 EDT

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