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RE: Using UTF-8 with the mailto: method of sending mail

From: Kurosaka, Teruhiko <Teruhiko.Kurosaka@iona.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 10:35:29 -0800
Message-ID: <D4A5CCF30A322D4A80FCF05A8BAC8D7555C2C4@AMERWEST-EMS1.IONAGLOBAL.COM>
To: "Paul Deuter" <Paul.Deuter@plumtree.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>

> Does anyone know if it is possible to use UTF-8 in a mailto: 
> URL specification?

I don't know the mailto: spec but I tend to think that the subject value
must be MIME header-encoded, rather than URL-encoded.
See RFC 2047
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2047.txt?number=2047
for the MIME header encoding.
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T. "Kuro" Kurosaka, Internationalization Architect
IONA Technologies, Santa Clara, CA USA
Received on Monday, 25 November 2002 13:36:05 GMT

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