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Nov 4, 2010, 1:16:27 AM (9 years ago)
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julian.reschke@…
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rephrase description of percent-encoding (see #263)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp/latest/draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp.html

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    404404      <meta name="dct.creator" content="Reschke, J. F.">
    405405      <meta name="dct.identifier" content="urn:ietf:id:draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp-latest">
    406       <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2010-11-03">
     406      <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2010-11-04">
    407407      <meta name="dct.abstract" content="HTTP/1.1 defines the Content-Disposition response header field, but points out that it is not part of the HTTP/1.1 Standard. This specification takes over the definition and registration of Content-Disposition, as used in HTTP, and clarifies internationalization aspects.">
    408408      <meta name="description" content="HTTP/1.1 defines the Content-Disposition response header field, but points out that it is not part of the HTTP/1.1 Standard. This specification takes over the definition and registration of Content-Disposition, as used in HTTP, and clarifies internationalization aspects.">
     
    422422               <td class="left">Updates: <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616">2616</a> (if approved)
    423423               </td>
    424                <td class="right">November 3, 2010</td>
     424               <td class="right">November 4, 2010</td>
    425425            </tr>
    426426            <tr>
     
    429429            </tr>
    430430            <tr>
    431                <td class="left">Expires: May 7, 2011</td>
     431               <td class="left">Expires: May 8, 2011</td>
    432432               <td class="right"></td>
    433433            </tr>
     
    458458         in progress”.
    459459      </p>
    460       <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on May 7, 2011.</p>
     460      <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on May 8, 2011.</p>
    461461      <h1><a id="rfc.copyrightnotice" href="#rfc.copyrightnotice">Copyright Notice</a></h1>
    462462      <p>Copyright © 2010 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved.</p>
     
    741741         </tr>
    742742         <tr>
    743             <td class="reference"><b id="RFC3629">[RFC3629]</b></td>
    744             <td class="top"><a href="mailto:fyergeau@alis.com" title="Alis Technologies">Yergeau, F.</a>, “<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3629">UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646</a>”, STD&nbsp;63, RFC&nbsp;3629, November&nbsp;2003.
    745             </td>
    746          </tr>
    747          <tr>
    748743            <td class="reference"><b id="RFC3864">[RFC3864]</b></td>
    749744            <td class="top"><a href="mailto:GK-IETF@ninebynine.org" title="Nine by Nine">Klyne, G.</a>, <a href="mailto:mnot@pobox.com" title="BEA Systems">Nottingham, M.</a>, and <a href="mailto:JeffMogul@acm.org" title="HP Labs">J. Mogul</a>, “<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3864">Registration Procedures for Message Header Fields</a>”, BCP&nbsp;90, RFC&nbsp;3864, September&nbsp;2004.
     
    804799      </p>
    805800      <h2 id="rfc.section.C.2"><a href="#rfc.section.C.2">C.2</a>&nbsp;<a id="alternatives.percent" href="#alternatives.percent">Percent Encoding</a></h2>
    806       <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.1">Some user agents accept percent encoded (<a href="#RFC3986" id="rfc.xref.RFC3986.1"><cite title="Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax">[RFC3986]</cite></a>, <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3986#section-2.1">Section 2.1</a>) sequences of characters encoded using the UTF-8 (<a href="#RFC3629" id="rfc.xref.RFC3629.1"><cite title="UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646">[RFC3629]</cite></a>) character encoding.
     801      <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.1">Some user agents accept percent encoded (<a href="#RFC3986" id="rfc.xref.RFC3986.1"><cite title="Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax">[RFC3986]</cite></a>, <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3986#section-2.1">Section 2.1</a>) sequences of characters. The character encoding being used for decoding depends on various factors, including the encoding
     802         of the referring page, the user agent's locale, it's configuration, and also the actual value of the parameter.
    807803      </p>
    808804      <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.2">In practice, this is hard to use because those user agents that do not support it will display the escaped character sequence
    809          to the user.
    810       </p>
    811       <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.3">Furthermore, the first user agent to implement this did choose the encoding based on local settings; thus making it very hard
    812          to use in multi-lingual environments.
     805         to the user. For those user agents that do implement this it is difficult to predict what character encoding they actually
     806         expect.
    813807      </p>
    814808      <h2 id="rfc.section.C.3"><a href="#rfc.section.C.3">C.3</a>&nbsp;<a id="alternatives.sniff" href="#alternatives.sniff">Encoding Sniffing</a></h2>
     
    929923         </li>
    930924         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/258">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/258</a>&gt;: "Avoid passive voice in message requirements"
     925         </li>
     926         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/263">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/263</a>&gt;: "text about historical percent-decoding unclear"
    931927         </li>
    932928         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/264">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/264</a>&gt;: "add explanation of language tagging"
     
    978974                     </ul>
    979975                  </li>
    980                   <li><em>RFC3629</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#RFC3629"><b>9.2</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.RFC3629.1">C.2</a></li>
    981976                  <li><em>RFC3864</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#rfc.xref.RFC3864.1">7.2</a>, <a href="#RFC3864"><b>9.2</b></a></li>
    982977                  <li><em>RFC3986</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#RFC3986"><b>9.2</b></a>, <a href="#rfc.xref.RFC3986.1">C.2</a><ul>
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