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Re: Delta Compression and UTF-8 Header Values

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 10:47:01 +0100
Message-ID: <51176C95.1040308@gmx.de>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-02-10 10:28, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> --------
> In message <511726A5.5030302@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?=22Martin_J=2E_D=
> FCrst=22?= writes:
>
>> While we are on a sideline, I'd hope you could have a close look at the
>> above line. I'm not sure what kind of mail user agent you're using,
>
> I'm using a pretty antique "nmh", and some decade I'll upgrade to
> something which might or might not work better.
>
>> Just to make sure you don't misunderstand me, this is not about me and
>> my name, but about about basic understanding for people who can't get by
>> with just ASCII.
>
> I'm Danish, I know full well that ASCII isn't enough for people.
>
> But protocols are not people, and while the are used to move the
> communications of people, and therefore should be able to _move_
> unicode, there is seldom, if ever, need nor advantage to pollute
> the mechanics of the protocol with unicode.
>
> This is why I keep asking people where _exactly_ it is they want
> the unicode to go in the HTTP/2 protocol.  So far I fail to detect
> a clear answer...

1) Filenames in Content-Disposition

2) non-ASCII characters in HTTP auth credentials

3) title parameters in Link header fields

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 10 February 2013 09:47:36 GMT

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