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Re: PROPOSAL: i74: Encoding for non-ASCII headers

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 14:33:16 +0900
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To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

At 03:21 08/03/26, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>I see no reason to change the existing encoding requirement unless
>we are to allow raw UTF-8 in headers.  Anything else would just make
>the implementations worse.  BCP137 is not mature enough to use in HTTP.

I definitely agree with Roy here.

HTTP is not a context limited to 7bit bytes,
so there is no need for anything from BCP137.

Regards,    Martin.

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