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Re: Comments on charmod from Chris

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 11:36:07 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20020528113123.044b18f8@localhost>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, www-tag@w3.org
At 13:56 02/05/27 -0700, Tim Bray wrote:
>Chris Lilley wrote:

>>8 Character Encoding in URI References
>>Why not go further and say that the IRI form is used in the document 
>>instance and the hexified URI form when it goes over the wire?
>
>Indeed, why not?  -Tim

While indeed currently http is defined to use %hh escaping,
why would there be a need to restrict over the wire to ASCII,
in particular for future protocols? TCP/IP doesn't have any
problems with 8-bit data.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Monday, 27 May 2002 23:24:27 UTC

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