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Re: draft-montenegro-httpbis-uri-encoding

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:54:24 +0100
Message-ID: <532C4490.7010604@gmx.de>
To: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Gabriel Montenegro <gabriel.montenegro@microsoft.com>
On 2014-03-21 14:47, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> ...
> I'll give you a big secret: nobody writes in percent-escaped manually if
> he can avoid it, just like nobody uses html entities.
>
> The bulk of percent-escaped urls has been produced by automatons
> converting human-written plain text that used the document main encoding,
> so yes I do expect both encodings to match if the automaton was coded
> properly.
> ...

That assumes that the "automaton" that did the URI-escaping actually 
knew the document encoding, and that the document the URI appears in 
never gets re-encoded.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 21 March 2014 13:55:01 UTC

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