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Re: Accept-Charset support

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 1996 15:33:14 PST
To: wjs@netscape.com
CC: Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr, mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch, www-international@w3.org, Alan_Barrett/DUB/Lotus.LOTUSINT@crd.lotus.com, bobj@netscape.com, erik@netscape.com, Ed_Batutis/CAM/Lotus@crd.lotus.com
Message-Id: <96Dec5.163314pdt."135"@palimpsest.parc.xerox.com>
with regard to "accept-charset:", I was wrong:

Jim Saunders wrote:
# But I thought that using the "*" was not legal in HTTP/1.1? We asked
# this very question no. It is exactly what we would like to use.

You're right. I was thinking of 'accept'. It doesn't seem like "*" is
legal in HTTP/1.1 in "accept-charset:".

So you're stuck using

accept-charset: utf-8,iso-8859-5

for your preferred encodings, or just leaving the whole thing out and
taking what the sender sends you.

Maybe that's not so bad?

Received on Thursday, 5 December 1996 19:58:06 UTC

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