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Re: draft-montenegro-httpbis-uri-encoding

From: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:15:30 +1000
Message-ID: <CACweHNB5McBEFkbCJ6KdWeaKVa9xb-gG=4AAUKDQDVVTad6E_Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Gabriel Montenegro <Gabriel.Montenegro@microsoft.com>
On 21 March 2014 14:36, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

> One of the things we didn't get time to talk about in London was Gabriel's
> spec:
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-montenegro-httpbis-uri-encoding-00
> In a nutshell, this offers a way for a client to declare what character
> encoding was used prior to percent-encoding.
> I've heard hallway feedback about it that wonders if we just want to allow
> one value ("UTF-8"). Beyond that, folks seem generally neutral-to-positive
> about it, AFAICT.
> What do people think about adopting this as a WG item, keeping in mind
> that we can change it in process if there's some particular aspect you
> don't like?
> Cheers,
> P.S. Just to be clear, this would be completely separate from the HTTP/2
> work item.

I'm interested, for what that's worth. It might even help inform some of my
work on the 'file' URI scheme.

  Matthew Kerwin
Received on Friday, 21 March 2014 05:15:58 UTC

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