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Re: Call for Adoption: draft-reschke-rfc54987bis

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:56:41 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <40146.1427835401@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <20150331182521.GF7183@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>> Third, are there *any* valid reasons to even allow other charsets
>> than ISO-8859-1 or UTF-8 from 2015 forward ?
>
>Idem. And if we don't need to do more than that, then probably we
>just need a boolean to say "this is not ISO-8859-1, hence this is
>UTF-8" and make the encoding implicit by the sole presence of the
>encoding tag (eg: the "*" or "=", I don't remember right now).

In that case I could live with it being per field, because the
signal could be a single character and we could probably
dispense with the % encoding too.

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