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Re: Spec layering: name-value pairs and beyond

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 21:40:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4B96B24A.9010303@cwi.nl>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: Philip Jšgenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
> I believe Yves looks at the production rules as generic rules how to
> create such a URI rather than how to parse such a URI.

I think that Yves has a plan to smoothly integrate and reconcile both 
views, so let's patiently wait he completes his action.

> I think we may need to make two different sections for these two
> approaches, since when you are creating a URI, you have to UTF-8
> encode and percent-encode etc, while when you are parsing, you do the
> opposite (you decode and you would probably not decode UTF-8, and
> possibly not decode percent-encoding before doing something with it,
> such as sticking the values in a HTTP header.

Well, remember Silvia that non-ASCII characters will from the URI will 
be decoded and re-encoded in RFC2047 in headers, e.g.:

   Range: track==?utf8?b?Zm9v?=,=?utf8?b?YmFy?= :-)


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