Re: %NN encoding, request/response headers, UTF-8 ?

* Peter W wrote:
>I'm curious 
> - whether Unicode characters with values 0x100 and greater are allowed in 
>   request headers (especially the request line)

This depends on RFC 2396 which only allows US-ASCII characters, i.e.
U+0000-U+007F minus further restrictions on URI syntax.

>It seems fairly clear, though, that double-byte character sets (e.g., 16
>bits for each character regardless of its value) should not be used in
>either request or response headers. Right?

They cannot.

Take a look at IRIs,
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Received on Saturday, 16 June 2001 02:18:53 UTC