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Re: Unicode escape sequence | Re: draft-ietf-httpbis-header-structure-00, unicode range

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:54:59 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>, Kari Hurtta <hurtta-ietf@elmme-mailer.org>, Ilari Liusvaara <ilariliusvaara@welho.com>, HTTP working group mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@varnish-cache.org>
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In message <CABkgnnWzOhkznH2HzweNegYo4dDHE+DT0PM=eCSvVr+-Wkup1A@mail.gmail.com>
, Martin Thomson writes:

>I can't remember, is there actually a good reason why we can't just
>start shoving UTF-8 in header fields?  I mean, h2 is probably OK with

You mean "h2 end to end" ?  Yes, probably.

But what about H2->H1 and H1->H2 proxies/load-balancers/etc ?

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