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Re: Accept-Charset support

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 1996 08:19:39 PST
To: Alan_Barrett/DUB/Lotus.LOTUSINT@crd.lotus.com
CC: www-international@w3.org, bobj@netscape.com, wjs@netscape.com, Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr, erik@netscape.com, Ed_Batutis/CAM/Lotus@crd.lotus.com
Message-Id: <96Dec4.081939pst."2697"@golden.parc.xerox.com>
#However, I am worried that the Accept-Charset may not take a "*" wildcard 
#parameter. Does anyone know?

http://ds.internic.net/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-07.txt

> If no Accept-Charset header is present, the default is that any
> character set is acceptable. If an Accept-Charset header is present, and
> if the server cannot send a response which is acceptable according to
> the Accept-Charset header, then the server SHOULD send an error response
> with the 406 (not acceptable) status code, though the sending of an
> unacceptable response is also allowed.
Received on Wednesday, 4 December 1996 11:19:48 GMT

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