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Re: Are IDNs allowed in http IRIs?

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 21:46:07 -0500
To: Michel Suignard <michelsu@windows.microsoft.com>
Cc: public-iri@w3.org, uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040322024607.GE4876@ccil.org>

Michel Suignard scripsit:

> For example, a 'data' IRI might need a separate specification for the
> default MIME type (since text/plain defaults US-ASCII). And an IRI
> URN might also have a different mapping, etc.

This isn't really apt, because the charset parameter in MIME types tells
how to translate an entity body (which is made of bytes) into a character
stream.  URIs/IRIs are already a character stream, so the question doesn't
arise.

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