Re: http charset labelling

Gavin Nicol (
Mon, 5 Feb 1996 12:10:26 -0500

Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 12:10:26 -0500
From: Gavin Nicol <>
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In-Reply-To: <> (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.