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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 20:10:12 +0200
Message-ID: <47F12904.20309@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, Robert Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
>> Two more thoughts:
>>
>> 1) Do we have *any* evidence of HTTP servers actually using RFC2047 
>> encoding, or clients being able to decipher it?
> 
> I am not aware of any, but then I mostly operate in a context where
> ISO-8859-1 makes sense...
> 
> But at least IE6 has optional support for sending URLs using raw UTF-8,
> and it do send raw UTF-8 in the Host header in such setups..

Really?

I haven't seen that, at least not in the URI itself.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 31 March 2008 18:11:47 GMT

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