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Re: Query parts in IRIs in plain text mail

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:57:02 +0900
Message-ID: <4FFD5BFE.6090704@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
I verified that the mail was in iso-8859-1 (see below for details).
When I click on it, Opera gets activated, and shows the address as

This would be consistent with what I got yesteday for SVG. I'm very 
interested in knowing what other browsers (and maybe mailers, both sides 
are involved) are doing. I can't check that easily myself because I 
don't want to change default browsers or MUAs.

Regards,   Martin.

P.S.: Here are the relevant lines from the mail as it arrived at my 
place. It was downconverted to quoted-printable on the way back from W3C 
to Aoyama :-(.

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
X-MIME-Autoconverted: from 8bit to quoted-printable by 

The IRI to test,
is the same as the one I used in the SVG test.

On 2012/07/11 19:47, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> This is a test based on the comment by Dave Thaler that IRIs may also
> appear in (plain text) email.
> If my MUA (Eudora/Penelope/Thunderbird) does what I told it, this mail
> should be in iso-8859-1 (Latin-1). If you have any way to check that
> it's still Latin-1 at your end, please do so.
> The IRI to test,
> http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp/non-existent?résum
> is the same as the one I used in the SVG test.
> It won't resolve (and doesn't need to), but should show you where your
> browser wants to go
> (http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp/non-existent?r%C3%A9sum%C3%A9 if it uses
> UTF-8 for the IRI->URI conversion,
> http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp/non-existent?r%E9sum%E9 if it uses
> iso-8859-1).
> Please report any results on the list.
> Regards, Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:57:38 UTC

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