Re: Using UTF-8 for non-ASCII Characters in URLs

Francois Yergeau (yergeau@alis.com)
Wed, 30 Apr 1997 11:00:18 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.1.32.19970430110018.00e3aee0@genstar.alis.ca>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 11:00:18 -0400
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
From: Francois Yergeau <yergeau@alis.com>
Subject: Re: Using UTF-8 for non-ASCII Characters in URLs
Cc: Dan Oscarsson <Dan.Oscarsson@trab.se>, uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <3366FC1B.EA8@parc.xerox.com>

À 01:00 30-04-97 PDT, Larry Masinter a écrit :
><A HREF="this-is-the-URL">this-is-what-the-user-sees</A>
>
>The URL in the 'this-is-the-URL' part should use hex-encoded-UTF8,
>no matter what the user sees.

That would break with current practice.  Please see
<http://www.alis.com/~yergeau/url-00.html>, section 4 for a discussion of
this issue.

Regards,


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