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Re: Warn header (P6) vs RFC2047 encoding

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 22:14:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4A68C4B1.1080208@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> tor 2009-07-23 klockan 12:22 +0200 skrev Julian Reschke:
> 
>> I think this should be dropped the same way we already did it for the 
>> Reason Phrase (see <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/94>).
> 
> Reason Phrase is different as this generally is not intended to be
> displayed in user agents other than for debugging/tracing/status
> indications, while Warning is really intended to be displayed to the
> user with information the user is supposed to read and understand.
> 
> So Warning SHOULD support localized text outside English, or it will
> have an even harder time to get accepted than it already has..
> ...

So do we have evidence that (a) RFC2047-encoded Warn headers are in use, 
and (b) that UAs do support them?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2009 20:15:29 GMT

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