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Re: IRIs, IDNAbis, and HTTP [i74]

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 15:19:21 +0900
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To: "Frank Ellermann" <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

At 23:14 08/03/14, Frank Ellermann wrote:
>Julian Reschke wrote:
>> if we *would* introduce a way for new headers to use UTF-8
>> (similarly to the "TEXT" rule in RFC2616), would that break
>> anything?
>Using "raw" UTF-8 would be dubious if the other side hates C1
>controls.  Or it could break in interesting ways if the other
>side likes some C1 controls (NEL, SS2, SS3).

If any party participating in a HTTP transaction is getting
something wrong with iso-8859-1, the most likely thing is
that they interpret iso-8859-1 as windows-1252.

>But I guess you
>mean something more sophisticated like BCP 113.

No idea what BCP 113, RFC 4333, "The IETF Administrative Oversight
Committee (IAOC) Member Selection Guidelines and Process" has to
do with UTF-8 or iso-8859-1.

Regards,   Martin.

#-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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