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Re: UA support for Content-Disposition header (filename parameter)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 17:39:05 +0100
Message-ID: <47DAAA29.1050607@gmx.de>
To: "Michael A. Puls II" <shadow2531@gmail.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> Reminds me of this thread: <
> http://my.opera.com/community/forums/topic.dml?id=118971 >
> 
> The solution at the end was to detect IE via the user agent header, do
> IE's way for the filename and do the RFC 2231 way for others. But,
> that's assumes UTF-8 URL encoding is turned on in IE.

Right, and that's what we did back then. That worked for FF users, IE 
users in western countries, but not for Asian users.

> It'd be nice if IE supported the RFC 2231 way.

Right.

And, to get there, I think it would be good if HTML5 stated that as a 
requirement.

BR, Julian
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