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Re: Link Header draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 12:29:20 +0100
Message-ID: <45D59590.9010108@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren schrieb:
> On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 12:19:03 +0100, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> 1) The syntax of HTML relations are sgml-names (e.g., foo.bar-baz); 
>>> Atom allows an IRI's isegment-nz-nc (in the spec; in the schema it's 
>>> an NCName) *or* an IRI.
>>> ...
>> Does HTML4 actually define the syntax somewhere? I was just looking at 
>> the spec and couldn't find it...
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/types.html#type-links
> Basically, any string minus space-characters. Which prolly are newline, 
> space and tab.

In which case IRI segments would be fine. We just need to define the 
representation of non-ASCII (non-ISO?) characters when it appears in an 
HTTP header (I'd be tempted to require UTF-8 encoding, then %-escaping).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 16 February 2007 11:29:25 UTC

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