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Re: charset parameter

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 00:05:56 +0200
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0u41mtsmbbtaah744a27achkoeo4dqbs1g@4ax.com>
* Terje Bless wrote:
>On 25.07.01 at 14:03, Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>>I've always wondered how you define the charset for the line that defines
>>the charset so that you can interpret it.
>
>For the HTTP header fields it's fairly simple; they're US-ASCII period.

Only header names; header values may be contain nearly any octet (with
no definition on how characters represented by these octets (if any)
are encoded).
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