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[whatwg] multipart/form-data filename encoding: unicode and special characters

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 14:09:43 -0700
Message-ID: <op.wdq3qhuj64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 01 May 2012 18:12:36 -0700, Evan Jones <evanj at csail.mit.edu> wrote:
> ? this seems contradictory: Encode using RFC 2388, but do not using the  
> encoding suggested by the RFC. Worse, no browser actually follows the  
> RFC (e.g. they all use UTF-8 encoded parameter values), so that doesn't  
> seem like the right answer. Is there a way out of this mess?

Yes. I think we should define multipart/form-data directly in HTML and  
thereby obsolete http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2388 as it is outdated and  
not maintained.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 3 May 2012 14:09:43 UTC

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