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Re: IRIs, IDNAbis, and HTTP

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 10:36:50 +0100
Message-ID: <47DA4732.1090807@gmx.de>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Martin Duerst wrote:
> ...
> It may be difficult to fix the truely horrible RFC 2047 on top of
> iso-8859-1 mess for existing headers. But in order to move in the
> right direction, it would be a very good idea to allow newly defined
> headers to specify that they just use UTF-8.
> ...

That's related to <http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/74>.

This really sounds like the simplest way to do it -- if this applies 
only to new headers, is there even a remote chance of breaking something?

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 14 March 2008 09:37:47 UTC

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