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Re: Problem in downloading a pdf file having Japanese characters in the name of the file

From: A. Vine <andrea.vine@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2003 11:18:21 -0800
To: Jungshik Shin <jshin@i18nl10n.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <3FA6A9FD.3050905@sun.com>

Too hostile.  Your word is last.  Bask in your glory.

Jungshik Shin wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Nov 2003, A. Vine wrote:
> 
> 
>>Jungshik Shin wrote:
>>
>>>A. Vine wrote:
> 
> 
>>>>I'm with Steve.
>>>
>>>
>>>On what? I don't think he took any position.
>>
>>Explained just after I made that comment, but since you didn't make the
>>connection -
>>I'm with Steve who said he didn't use RFC 2231.  I'm with
> 
> 
>   It was perfectly clear to me what you're alluding to by that sentence.
> See below.
> 
> 
>>Steve who used RFC 2047.  I agree with Steve's solution, as imperfect as
>>it may be.
> 
> 
>  I knew he had done that, but he tried RFC 2231 first _before_ falling
> back to RFC 2047. Besides, he didn't make any comment on the awakardness
> of RFC 2231. So, apparently, his position was not (entirely) in line with
> yours, which was my point.
> 
> 
> 
>>>>RFC 2231 is so awkward and has so little support (it's
>>>>been around for many years and yet only now have even a few products
>>>>decided to support it)
>>>
>>>
>>> It's not more awkward than RFC 2047 for simple cases.
> 
> 
>>For simple cases.  But you can't support RFC 2231 for "simple cases"
>>only.  It is as awkward as RFC 2047 in simple cases but has the extra
>>disadvantage that it is different from RFC 2047, and RFC 2047 was
>>implemented first.
> 
> 
>   RFC 2047 cannot be used (at least for emails) not because there's
> RFC 2231 but because using RFC 2047 for header field parameters
> is  in violation of RFC 822/STD 11.
> 
>  Moreover, what's the role of JSP/servlet, PHP/Perl modules, ASP
> (controls?) if it's not to make difficult/awkward things easy for
> 'end-users' ('end-developers', developers down the stream)?  Mozilla does
> support it. Pine has no problem dealing with it. Why not brilliant
> programmers at Sun and other places who work on those?
> 
>    Jungshik

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