I18N and basic authentication


I recall that we discussed non-ASCII characters in basic auth 
credentials over a year ago (around 

It seems the consensus was that as long as you're only dealing with 
ISO-8859-1, things are simply, as those are allowed in HTTP headers when 
using the TEXT BNF rule.

However, everything else would then require RFC2047-style escaping.

So do we have any evidence that this works in practice? Did anybody test 
  this yet?

BR, Julian

Received on Sunday, 25 November 2007 18:55:55 UTC