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Re: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking) to Proposed Standard

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 07:49:00 +0200
Message-ID: <4A694B4C.9000107@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, ietf@ietf.org, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Julian F. F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Noah Slater wrote:
> ...
>   * Is there a default encoding for parameter values, or in fact any other part
>     of this header. I could not find anything in the draft which would indicate
>     there is a default. Could this cause problems?
> ...

The encoding is restricted by HTTP, thus, depending how you read 
RFC2616, to ASCII or ISO-88591-1 at best.

That's why an extension mechanism is needed anyway; the draft uses 
RFC2231-based encoding.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 24 July 2009 05:49:45 UTC

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