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Re: Effect of IE7 "Send UTF-8 URLs" option

From: KUROSAKA Teruhiko <kuro@bhlab.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 19:35:26 -0700
Message-ID: <471D5DEE.80409@bhlab.com>
To: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>
CC: www-international@w3.org

Najib Tounsi wrote:

>From my experience, I suspect that this option instructs IE7 to send the
> URL (IRI here) in native script encoded UTF-8. That means that IE7 will
> not replace the utf-8 bytes of non-ASCII characters by escape sequences.

Thank you, Najib, but this is in conflict with my experiment.
The Send UTF-8 URLs" checked or unchecked (I even restarted
Windows between the switch), IE 7 is sending the path in
the hex escape.  Did you see the raw UTF-8 string in GET
parameter with prior version of IE, or with IE 7?
KUROSAKA Teruhiko ("Kuro"), San Francisco, California, USA
Received on Tuesday, 23 October 2007 02:35:46 UTC

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