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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.


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