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[Bug 6742] pre-encoded form values should be restorable as submitted

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Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 01:51:59 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6742


Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |INVALID




--- Comment #11 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2009-06-28 01:51:59 ---
If the server is interpreting strings like "&123;" as character escapes when
using UTF-8, then that's a bug on the server. If the server is not using UTF-8
and expecting round-tripping of user-entered characters outside the declared
encoding, then that's a bug on the server.

Other than those two cases, I don't understand the problem being described
here. As far as I can tell, there is no ambiguity anywhere if you use UTF-8 and
follow the spec properly.


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