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Re: paramname in draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-04

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2012 04:58:07 +0100
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>Other than XML, is there a precedent for using "encoding"? Most places use  
>"charset" I think (HTTP, CSS, HTML).

DOM Level 3 Core uses xmlEncoding and inputEncoding, XSLT uses output-
encoding, .NET uses System.Text.Encoding.*, Google search uses "ie" and
"oe" parameters indicating "encoding", ... It seems unlikely you could
make a sensible argument about usage (outside the context of HTTP
headers, which includes "HTML") to choose one over the other here.
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