Re: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking) to Proposed Standard

Noah Slater wrote:
> ...
>   * Is there a default encoding for parameter values, or in fact any other part
>     of this header. I could not find anything in the draft which would indicate
>     there is a default. Could this cause problems?
> ...

The encoding is restricted by HTTP, thus, depending how you read 
RFC2616, to ASCII or ISO-88591-1 at best.

That's why an extension mechanism is needed anyway; the draft uses 
RFC2231-based encoding.

BR, Julian

Received on Friday, 24 July 2009 05:49:45 UTC