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language tag support, was: Comments on draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 10:00:11 +0100
Message-ID: <4CCFD31B.1040807@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, httpbis <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 02.11.2010 08:27, Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
> I'm suggesting we should use a syntax that doesn't have a slot for
> language.  For example, simply %-encoded UTF8 would seem to address
> the real use case here.  If 5987 is squatting on filename*, then we
> can call it awesome-filename or whatever.
> ...

The language already is optional. It's harmless. There's no problem here.

On the other hand, inventing a new encoding for each new parameter makes 
code-reuse harder.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2010 09:00:49 UTC

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