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Re: Please clarify * is legal in HTTP1/1 Accept-Charset Header

From: Jurgen Bettels <jbettels@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 09:14:19 -0800
Message-ID: <32DA6D6B.4BD8@netscape.com>
To: "Martin J. Duerst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
CC: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>, ftang@netscape.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, www-international@www10.w3.org, Alan_Barrett/DUB/Lotus.LOTUSINT@crd.lotus.com, bobj@netscape.com, Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr, Ed_Batutis/CAM/Lotus@crd.lotus.comi18ngrp.netscape.com

I would prefer not to bundle the ACCEPT-CHARSET * clarification with
other issues where there is less consensus. I am still hoping that
Koen can simply introduce this into the next revision without having to
go through an RFC.


Martin J. Duerst wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jan 1997, Koen Holtman wrote:
> > Accept-Charset has no wildcard in 1.1 because of an oversight, not because
> > the http-wg had a long discussion in which it was decided to omit it.  I
> > think a strong case can be made for adding the wildcard in the next revision
> > of the HTTP/1.1 specification (which will be in 4 months I think).  Someone
> > would have to write a small internet draft to make this happen.
> Writing an internet draft to document the problems surrounding
> internationalization in the current draft has been suggested as
> a conclusion to other discussions. At present, I count 6 issues,
> of course not all of them with equal degree of consensus.
> I would be willing to write them together as an internet-draft;
> anybody willing to help??? Anybody afraid of me writing this
> draft, because I have my own oppinion on certain issues?
> I would prefer to limit the discussion to http-wg, because this
> is most directly concerned, and I don't want to get the same
> mail more than two times. A preliminary title would be
> draft-ietf-http-i18n-issues-00.txt. Does anybody have any
> better idea?
> Regards,        Martin.
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