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Timestamp:
04/11/10 08:16:27 (11 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@…
Message:

rephrase description of percent-encoding (see #263)

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

    r1074 r1075  
    544544    <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="2231"/>
    545545  </reference>
    546 
     546<!--
    547547  <reference anchor="RFC3629">
    548548    <front>
     
    556556    <seriesInfo name="STD" value="63"/>
    557557    <seriesInfo name="RFC" value="3629"/>
    558   </reference>
     558  </reference>-->
    559559
    560560  <reference anchor="RFC3864">
     
    693693<t>
    694694  Some user agents accept percent encoded (<xref target="RFC3986" x:fmt="," x:sec="2.1"/>)
    695   sequences of characters encoded using the UTF-8 (<xref target="RFC3629"/>) character encoding.
    696 </t>
    697 <t>
    698   In practice, this is hard to use because those user agents
    699   that do not support it will display the escaped character sequence to the user.
    700 </t>
    701 <t>
    702   Furthermore, the first user agent to implement this did choose the encoding
    703   based on local settings; thus making it very hard to use in multi-lingual
    704   environments.
     695  sequences of characters. The character encoding being used for decoding
     696  depends on various factors, including the encoding of the referring page,
     697  the user agent's locale, it's configuration, and also the actual value of
     698  the parameter.
     699</t>
     700<t>
     701  In practice, this is hard to use because those user agents that do not
     702  support it will display the escaped character sequence to the user. For those
     703  user agents that do implement this it is difficult to predict what character
     704  encoding they actually expect.
    705705</t>
    706706</section>
     
    886886    </t>
    887887    <t>
     888      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/263"/>:
     889      "text about historical percent-decoding unclear"
     890    </t>
     891    <t>
    888892      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/264"/>:
    889893      "add explanation of language tagging"
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