Re: UTF-8 URL for testing

Dan Connolly (connolly@w3.org)
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 11:14:32 -0700


Message-Id: <334E7F88.4703@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 11:14:32 -0700
From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
To: Francois Yergeau <yergeau@alis.com>
Cc: uri@bunyip.com
Subject: Re: UTF-8 URL for testing

Francois Yergeau wrote:
>  What is needed is standardization, and I am *not* satisfied with
> the current syntax draft, which continues to ignore a very basic need.
> 
> If *recommending* UTF-8 means that URL syntax cannot progress to Draft
> Standard, so be it: recycle to Proposed and come back in 6 months.

That makes sense to me. I don't consider this a minor cleanup of RFC1738
and RFC1808, but a fairly substantial re-write where we should take the
opportunity to make some cost-effective changes like this one.

Dan