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ISSUE-23 (web-forms-urlencoded-form-content-type-encoding): External conformance dependency in forms

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Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 15:29:59 +0000 (GMT)
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ISSUE-23 (web-forms-urlencoded-form-content-type-encoding): External conformance dependency in forms

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Raised by: Dan Connolly
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Issue raised by Henri Sivonen on public-html:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Nov/0342.html

> http://www.w3.org/TR/web-forms-2/#x-www-form-urlencoded
>
>> Authors must not specify an encoding other than UTF-8 or US-ASCII in  
>> the accept-charset attribute when the method used is get and the  
>> action indicates an HTTP resource.
>
> That conformance requirement is not checkable from the bytes of the  
> document plus the content-type header when the action is relative as  
> it would depend on the base URI in that case. Hence, the conformance  
> status could change depending on whether the author puts the document  
> on a server or uploads it to a validator.
>
> This point should probably be given consideration with other external  
> conformance dependency issues related to images and such.
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