Re: Please clarify * is legal in HTTP1/1 Accept-Charset Header

On Jan 10,  8:39am, Jurgen Bettels wrote:

> I suggest having a wording saying that the wildcard in absence of
> a q-value should be used with a lower priority than any explicitly
> enumerated charset.

Right, good. Better than the fixed value I suggested. Similar for
Accept-Language and Accept, of course.

So in general, * means "if you don't have what I wanted I will take
whatever you have" while absence of * means "if you don't have what
I wanted, send a 300 Multiple Choices response"

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