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Re: RFC2231 encoding in HTTP: whitespace handling

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:24:45 +0200
Message-ID: <48B652BD.6000209@gmx.de>
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Frank Ellermann wrote:
> 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 "=".

Can you point to language or ABNF rules in RFC2231 or MIME that actually 
says that (I'm ready to believe you, I just want to understand how you 
come to that conclusion...).

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 28 August 2008 07:25:27 GMT

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