Re: http charset labelling

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Thu, 1 Feb 1996 10:04:16 PST


To: keld@dkuug.dk
Cc: uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: Keld J|rn Simonsen's message of Thu, 1 Feb 1996 08:50:26 -0800 <199602011650.RAA22955@dkuug.dk>
Subject: Re: http charset labelling
From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Message-Id: <96Feb1.100431pst.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 1996 10:04:16 PST

> The notation should not be on business cards etc, I think we
> all agree on this. It should not either be in URLs in html docs,
> I also think we all agree on that.

No, I completely disagree. If people are going to be so foolish as to
put their URLs on their business cards, they should put them there in
a form that is useful. And certainly HTML documents absolutely need to
know how the URL is represented.