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Re: Issue 261: Check for requirements backing test cases, was: Comments on draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 18:25:06 +0100
Message-ID: <4CD04972.3010506@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, httpbis <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 02.11.2010 18:15, Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
>> Maybe those sites just gave up on IE and Chrome, and have been sending
>> filename* to everybody else for a long time?
>> It would *really* be useful to get beyond the hearsay and actually get data.
> I don't have that data off hand.  We can gather it.  It just takes
> time and effort.
> ...

Understood. But I think you really need to support that claim with data.

If the data is obtained by through Chrome users we will also have get 
access to the actual site names that do this, checking whether they 
already have separate code paths for different browsers.

Also, related to issue 263, it would be great if you could find out 
whether Chrome always use UTF-8 when percent-unescaping, or tried to 
follow IE.

I know that Asian IE installations *did* not use UTF-8 unless the 
browser was configured for use of UTF-8 when *generating* URIs. It would 
be great if we could confirm what the exact condition is though.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2010 17:25:44 UTC

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