Re: Globalizing URIs

Keith Moore (moore@cs.utk.edu)
Tue, 08 Aug 1995 10:34:06 -0400


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From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
To: Fisher Mark <FisherM@is3.indy.tce.com>
Cc: "'URI'" <uri@bunyip.com>, moore@cs.utk.edu
Subject: Re: Globalizing URIs 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 08 Aug 1995 09:01:00 PDT."
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Date: Tue, 08 Aug 1995 10:34:06 -0400

> Maybe I missed the proposal, but how about standardizing on Unicode for 
> URLs? 

Ack!  Out of the question.  URIs need to be in a universal character
set -- meaning a character set that's available on every keyboard.
The only reasonable option is to use a subset of ASCII.  Period.

Keith