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Form submission when successful controls contain characters outside the submission character set

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 18:13:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.56.0309101716580.25151@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

If you have a form on a page that is ISO-8859-1, and the data that is
submitted (either as GET or as POST) from that form contains characters
outside the ISO-8859-1 repertoire, what should the UA do?

This is not an idle question, both Opera and Mozilla need an answer to
this in order to implement interoperable behaviour soon.

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