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Re: charset issues



Larry Masinter wrote:
> 
> If you use ENCTYPE=application/form-data, the form data from a POST
> can be labelled correctly.
> 
> For POST with ENCTYPE=application/x-www-form-urlencoded, there is no
> simple way to label the charset. I propose that HTML be modified so
> that the very special construct:
> 
> <INPUT TYPE=hidden NAME=charset>
> 
> i.e., a form with a hidden field with the field name "charset" be
> interpreted as "supply the charset used for encoding the values".

How about the ACCEPT-CHARSET parameter mentioned in the HTML i18n draft?
Can this be used by the server to indicate that the client should label
the charset in the urlencoded response?


Erik


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