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RE: Content-Type / charset in RFC2518, deltaV and ACL specs

From: Larry Masinter - LMM@acm.org <LMM@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 23:37:12 -0700
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>, <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBKEBDLFENBJCGFOIJMEGKFLAA.lmnet@attglobal.net>
I think that you should limit unnecessary changes. Quoted
parameters are valid, and removing things in examples that
might not work in some broken implementations doesn't
seem like it's a "necessary change".

> In general, I think it really doesn't make sense to specify character sets
> in specs (unless the spec is talking about encodings, of course). The spec
> contains characters after all (not an octet stream). Of course this also
> affects XML declarations in the specs.

The charset parameter is strongly recommended in
RFC 3023.
Received on Thursday, 4 October 2001 02:38:12 UTC

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