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Re: State of IRI and getHeader(String)

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:51:43 +0200
To: "T. Kuro Kurosaka" <kuro@bhlab.com>
Cc: WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <k1nqs8hdelkb2484r46gv95p7jh2jj90n7@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* T. Kuro Kurosaka wrote:
>I found out that, with Tomcat, request.getHeader("x-my-header")
>doesn't return the intended text if text includes non-ASCII and
>encoded in UTF-8.

There is no basis for using UTF-8-encoded HTTP headers. Do not do that.

>I thought wide acceptance of the IRI would have resolved this issue
>long time ago. But the IETF paper on IRI
>http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3987
>still seems to be in the draft state. What happened to the IRI proposal?

IRIs are about writing <http://björn.höhrmann.de/>, not HTTP headers.
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