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Re: Round 3: moving HTTP 1.0 to informational

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 00:18:07 +0100
Message-Id: <199602122318.AAA21762@dkuug.dk>
To: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>, yergeau@alis.ca
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Gavin Nicol writes:

> >The bottom line is that in current practice there is no default, and
> >IMHO recommended practice should be the same: no default, charset
> >compulsory.
> 
> Quite. It's a pity we have to standardise behaviour that is
> incorrect. 

Well, as I see current practise, all the relevant servers and
clients that I see in our environment handles iso-8859-1 as the
default. And I live in a very 8859-1 dependent environment. So as
this is even the specified behaviour from olden times, and current
practise, I ask you to keep that in the spec, possibly with some
words that some very few servers/agents do not support it.
There was some wording mailed earlier that has such wording.

keld
Received on Monday, 12 February 1996 15:21:55 EST

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