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Re: [dav-dev] Re: Problem with OfficeXP and Accented characters

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 09:19:29 -0800
To: "WebDAV" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AMEPKEBLDJJCCDEJHAMIOELLEDAA.ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Accidentally caught by the spam filter.

- Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Sharp [mailto:csharp@apple.com]
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 8:02 AM
To: Taisuke Yamada
Cc: dav-dev@lyra.org; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Subject: [Moderator Action] Re: [dav-dev] Re: Problem with OfficeXP and
Accented characters


The only reason we had to do this is that we translate UTF8 into MacOS 
Roman on the backend. One of the requirements was for OS9 users to be 
able to interop with OSX and vica versa via the iDisk service.

In most cases, we use this hint "x-mac-japanese" to unambiguously 
translate UTF8 into Mac OS Roman. Further, for some reason OSX prefers 
fully decomposed UTF8 on the return trip. Based on a suggestion from 
Julian, I believe, we only provide this functionality to non OSX based 
User-Agents.

Chris
On Friday, February 22, 2002, at 03:22 AM, Taisuke Yamada wrote:

> Just FYI, WebDAV client that comes with MacOS X speaks things like
>
>   PROPFIND /?charset=X-MAC-JAPANESE HTTP/1.1
Received on Friday, 22 February 2002 12:21:01 GMT

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