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Re: i67: quoting charsets

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 17:15:15 +0200
Message-ID: <47FE2F03.6070905@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> ...
> p3 3.1 already says:
>> HTTP uses charset in two contexts: within an Accept-Charset request 
>> header (in which the charset value is an unquoted token) and as the 
>> value of a parameter in a Content-Type header (within a request or 
>> response), in which case the parameter value of the charset parameter 
>> may be quoted.
> I can't find this text in 2616, so I'm guessing that the editors took a 
> stab at resolving this before flipping it to a design issue?
> ...

No, the editors do not do things like that silently :-)

The text was added when we resolved 
<http://skrb.org/ietf/http_errata.html#charactersets>, which is now 
<http://www.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/14>, and which was 
resolved with <http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/81>.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2008 18:02:37 UTC

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