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Re: I18N Concensus - Generic Syntax Document

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@osf.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 1997 08:14:42 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199703071314.IAA26595@sulphur.osf.org>
To: fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU, mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch
Cc: uri@bunyip.com
>  An HTTP server doesn't need one -- its URLs are
>either composed by computation (in which case knowing the charset is not
>possible) or by derivation from the filesystem (in which case it will use
>whatever charset the filesystem uses, and in any case has no way of
>determining whether or not that charset is UTF-8).

I don't know if you can just rule out filesystems just like that.
I can imagine networked filesystems that span hosts that would have,
or need to have, the locale stored at the mountpoint.
	/r$
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