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Re: several messages

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 20:37:49 -0400
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To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-international@w3.org

At 23:21 03/09/19 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

>* Ian Hickson wrote:

> >I would recommend inserting this into HTML 4.01 section 17.13.3, or
> >into an XHTML forms module if we want to be forward-looking instead.
>
>Note that GET submissions are limited to US-ASCII; by your proposal it
>would be impossible to search for "Bj$BS(Bn" on Google while it currently
>is just undefined what happens if I try.

Now that's an oversight in the HTML spec (because at another place,
it says what to do with non-ASCII forms input) and should be corrected
with an erratum. (I have bcc'ed the relevant email list.)

Regards,    Martin.
Received on Friday, 19 September 2003 21:03:43 GMT

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