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Re: Some issues with the IRI document [e9notutf8-05]

From: Paul Hoffman / IMC <phoffman@imc.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 15:38:08 -0700
Message-Id: <p0521065dbac38a42e722@[]>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, public-iri@w3.org

At 2:18 PM -0400 4/16/03, Martin Duerst wrote:
>What section 1.2 says is just that in order to be able to use an IRI
>in a specific case, the characters on the server that one would want
>to directly expose in the IRI actually have to be exposed via UTF-8
>in the corresponding URI.

Boy, I didn't read it as saying that. I see "the encoding of 
non-ASCII characters should be based on UTF-8", but that is a 
suggestion, not a mandate. If you mean it as a mandate, it should say 
"all non-ASCII characters MUST be encoded as percent-escaped UTF-8".

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--Internet Mail Consortium
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