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Re: RFC2231 encoding in HTTP: whitespace handling

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 03:31:46 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <g94v1l$6it$1@ger.gmane.org>

Julian Reschke wrote on the http list:

> Consider these test cases:
> (1) Content-Disposition: attachment; filename *=UTF-8''foo-%c3%a4.html
> (2) Content-Disposition: attachment; filename*= UTF-8''foo-%c3%a4.html
> (3) Content-Disposition: attachment; filename* =UTF-8''foo-%c3%a4.html
 
> Both Opera and FF understand variants (2) and (3), but FF chokes on (1).

I think FF got this right.  "*" is supposed to stick to the name,
not to the "=".  This also simplifies the ABNF-ication with EQU 
for all cases of "=".

 Frank
-- 
Cc: to Ned, likely he still knows how *= was designed in RFC 2231.
Received on Thursday, 28 August 2008 01:30:15 GMT

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