Re: http charset labelling

Gavin Nicol (gtn@ebt.com)
Mon, 5 Feb 1996 12:10:26 -0500


Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 12:10:26 -0500
From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Message-Id: <199602051710.MAA09220@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp
Cc: masinter@parc.xerox.com, keld@dkuug.dk, uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <199602050838.RAA11677@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp> (message from Masataka Ohta on Mon, 5 Feb 96 17:38:12 JST)
Subject: Re: http charset labelling

>> The only problem is that people *expect* to be able to use whatever
>> encoding they like in URL's.
> 
>Then, all we can do for them is to write an informational, or BCP,
>RFC on why localized URL can't be used for internationalization.
 
Or fix the problem by allowing specification of the encoding used for
the URL's.

>> If you look at some of the magazines
>> in Japan with articles on creating WWW sites. Many of them have URL's
>> that contain Kanji.
> 
>Did they? Can you name more specific references?

Yes, there is an Internet directory put out by Gakken (I forget the
name) that had such an article last month.