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Re: Charsets revisited

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@stonehand.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 96 16:47:53 -0500
Message-Id: <9601242147.AA21402@trubetzkoy.stonehand.com>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Cc: Nickolay Saukh <nms@nns.ru>, Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

    Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 15:41:43 -0500
    From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>

    I think the problem is that it is not in the scope of this working group to 
    solve the generic question about URIs and charsets.

I agree with this.  However, it is true that (1) the URI wg no longer exists;
(2) HTTP is the primary consumer/producer of URIs; and (3) a serious problem
exists w.r.t. handling non-ASCII character data in URIs.  This problem needs
to be addressed very quickly, so what forum would be best to address it?

Glenn Adams
Received on Wednesday, 24 January 1996 13:52:39 UTC

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