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Re: UTF-8 Encoding Question

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2001 14:19:05 -0500
Message-ID: <3A9EA0A9.10C3A439@ecal.com>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Dylan Barrell wrote:

> Why, if webDAV is an extension of HTTP and HTTP specifies that the default
> character set is ISO-8859-1 unless specified in the header, should it
> therefore not be possible for the server to determine the character set from
> the request header?

Because the charset applies to the message body, not the request-URI.

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