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Re: Delta Compression and UTF-8 Header Values

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:12:48 +0100
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: Frédéric Kayser <f.kayser@free.fr>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20130210101248.GQ8712@1wt.eu>
On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 09:38:03AM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> The only two places which care about the character-set of the URL,
> is the ultimate client and the ultimate server, to everybody else,
> it is just a sequence of opaque bits, which they must treat as a
> indivisible unit.

It's not that much opaque when your "HTTP router" has to be able to
match part of that URL to decide where to route the requests. It's
particularly painful when the admin has to use specific encodings
in config files to write correct configurations :-/

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