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Re: Updated Content-Disposition error handling proposal on the wiki

From: Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:36:42 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=yG_gWncBTpDqf0cKTR2DUBdGdG-_jvWKhF8Xu@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, httpbis <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 11:04 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 14.12.2010 02:06, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 6:51 AM, Julian Reschke<julian.reschke@gmx.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 2) against %-decoding
>>>>
>>>> + it makes passing the "%" impossible
>>
>> ??? % can be passed as %25, or not?
>
> Yes, but only to those UAs that *do* the unescaping. Others will see "%25".
>
> Note that Adam's proposal (Adam, correct me if I'm wrong) is to disallow
> sending "%" in filenames, and let percent-decoding happen as part of error
> recovery.

I don't really care what we recommend servers send.  That's not really
any of my business.  I do care how the header field is processed by
user agents.

Adam
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 08:37:50 GMT

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