Re: http charset labelling

Masataka Ohta (mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp)
Fri, 16 Feb 96 18:30:24 JST


From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Message-Id: <199602160930.SAA17385@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: http charset labelling
To: keld@dkuug.dk (Keld J|rn Simonsen)
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 96 18:30:24 JST
Cc: dupuy@cs.columbia.edu, gtn@ebt.com, uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <199602141548.QAA24621@dkuug.dk>; from "Keld J|rn Simonsen" at Feb 14, 96 4:48 pm

Keld;

I wrote:

> > So, code mapping proposal which is proven not to work on paper is,
> > IMHO, almost useless. Maybe, URLs in e-mail are rare exceptions.

Again, code mapping proposal which is proven not to work on paper is
almost useless.

> To me it means that the URL is hidden and can be anything so it
> does not matter then if it is encoded in a special charset or not.

On browsers, yes, it is hidden. So, it is meaningless to use
a special charset.

						Masataka Ohta