Re: UTF8 IMAP URLs

Mike Gahrns (mikega@Exchange.MICROSOFT.com)
Wed, 30 Apr 1997 13:07:47 -0700


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From: "Mike Gahrns (Exchange)" <mikega@Exchange.MICROSOFT.com>
To: Chris Newman <Chris.Newman@innosoft.com>,
Cc: IMAP Discusson List <imap@cac.washington.edu>,
Subject: RE: UTF8 IMAP URLs
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 13:07:47 -0700

When Chris first suggested this, I had expressed some misgivings about
requiring UTF8 in the URLs.   In retrospect, we can live with the UTF8
requirement, so no strong objections from MS on this.  

> ----------
> From: 	Mark Crispin[SMTP:MRC@Panda.COM]
> Sent: 	Wednesday, April 30, 1997 11:15 AM
> To: 	Chris Newman
> Cc: 	IMAP Discusson List; IETF URI list
> Subject: 	re: UTF8 IMAP URLs
> 
> > So, given that public domain code now exists to do it, would there
> be
> > any strong objections to replacing the current weasel wording in the
> IMAP
> > URL draft with a rule that IMAP URLs MUST use UTF-8?
> 
> IMHO, this is absolutely the right thing, and matches the concensus
> that I had
> with Martin Duerst at Tsukuba.
> 
> I agree that trying to support modified UTF-7 in URLs causes more
> trouble than
> it saves.
>