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Re: Factoring out Content-Disposition (i123), was: Content-Disposition (new issue?)

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 14:02:54 -0700
Message-Id: <32E48FA4-CBA2-462B-BE15-295D807E9D72@gbiv.com>
Cc: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>

On Aug 15, 2008, at 12:54 PM, Brian Smith wrote:
> During the IETF meeting, what was the result of the discussions about
> Unicode support in HTTP? Looking at the IRC log, it looked like the
> discussion was leaning towards allowing UTF-8 in an otherwise- 
> unencoded form
> in headers (applications should start accepting unencoded UTF-8 but  
> should
> avoid sending it right now). If that is the way things are going to  
> go, a
> general RFC 2231 profile for HTTP seems counterproductive.

That is not the way things are going.  More likely is reduction to
US-ASCII and reiterate that human-readable content does not belong
in the message envelope.

Received on Friday, 15 August 2008 21:04:23 UTC

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