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Feb 14, 2008, 3:18:11 AM (12 years ago)
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julian.reschke@…
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Back out change [209], see discussion around <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2008JanMar/0233.html>; relates to #20.

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    r209 r211  
    486486         <li class="tocline0">2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#notation">Notational Conventions and Generic Grammar</a></li>
    487487         <li class="tocline0">3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#protocol.parameters">Protocol Parameters</a><ul class="toc">
    488                <li class="tocline1">3.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#character.sets">Character Sets</a></li>
     488               <li class="tocline1">3.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#character.sets">Character Sets</a><ul class="toc">
     489                     <li class="tocline1">3.1.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#missing.charset">Missing Charset</a></li>
     490                  </ul>
     491               </li>
    489492               <li class="tocline1">3.2&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#content.codings">Content Codings</a></li>
    490493               <li class="tocline1">3.3&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="#media.types">Media Types</a><ul class="toc">
     
    629632      <p id="rfc.section.3.1.p.8">Implementors should be aware of IETF character set requirements <a href="#RFC3629" id="rfc.xref.RFC3629.1"><cite title="UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646">[RFC3629]</cite></a>  <a href="#RFC2277" id="rfc.xref.RFC2277.1"><cite title="IETF Policy on Character Sets and Languages">[RFC2277]</cite></a>.
    630633      </p>
     634      <h3 id="rfc.section.3.1.1"><a href="#rfc.section.3.1.1">3.1.1</a>&nbsp;<a id="missing.charset" href="#missing.charset">Missing Charset</a></h3>
     635      <p id="rfc.section.3.1.1.p.1">Some HTTP/1.0 software has interpreted a Content-Type header without charset parameter incorrectly to mean "recipient should
     636         guess." Senders wishing to defeat this behavior <em class="bcp14">MAY</em> include a charset parameter even when the charset is ISO-8859-1 (<a href="#ISO-8859-1" id="rfc.xref.ISO-8859-1.1"><cite title="Information technology -- 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets -- Part 1: Latin alphabet No. 1">[ISO-8859-1]</cite></a>) and <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> do so when it is known that it will not confuse the recipient.
     637      </p>
     638      <p id="rfc.section.3.1.1.p.2">Unfortunately, some older HTTP/1.0 clients did not deal properly with an explicit charset parameter. HTTP/1.1 recipients <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> respect the charset label provided by the sender; and those user agents that have a provision to "guess" a charset <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> use the charset from the content-type field if they support that charset, rather than the recipient's preference, when initially
     639         displaying a document. See <a href="#canonicalization.and.text.defaults" title="Canonicalization and Text Defaults">Section&nbsp;3.3.1</a>.
     640      </p>
    631641      <h2 id="rfc.section.3.2"><a href="#rfc.section.3.2">3.2</a>&nbsp;<a id="content.codings" href="#content.codings">Content Codings</a></h2>
    632642      <p id="rfc.section.3.2.p.1">Content coding values indicate an encoding transformation that has been or can be applied to an entity. Content codings are
     
    711721      <p id="rfc.section.3.3.1.p.3">If an entity-body is encoded with a content-coding, the underlying data <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be in a form defined above prior to being encoded.
    712722      </p>
    713       <p id="rfc.section.3.3.1.p.4">HTTP/1.1 recipients <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> respect the charset label provided by the sender; and those user agents that have a provision to "guess" a charset <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> use the charset from the content-type field if they support that charset, rather than the recipient's preference, when initially
    714          displaying a document.
     723      <p id="rfc.section.3.3.1.p.4">The "charset" parameter is used with some media types to define the character set (<a href="#character.sets" title="Character Sets">Section&nbsp;3.1</a>) of the data. When no explicit charset parameter is provided by the sender, media subtypes of the "text" type are defined
     724         to have a default charset value of "ISO-8859-1" when received via HTTP. Data in character sets other than "ISO-8859-1" or
     725         its subsets <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be labeled with an appropriate charset value. See <a href="#missing.charset" title="Missing Charset">Section&nbsp;3.1.1</a> for compatibility problems.
    715726      </p>
    716727      <h3 id="rfc.section.3.3.2"><a href="#rfc.section.3.3.2">3.3.2</a>&nbsp;<a id="multipart.types" href="#multipart.types">Multipart Types</a></h3>
     
    11921203         as described by this document. The discussion does not include definitive solutions to the problems revealed, though it does
    11931204         make some suggestions for reducing security risks.
    1194       </p>
    1195       <p id="rfc.section.8.p.2"> <span class="comment">[sec.charset.sniffing: Point out the risks related to character set sniffing, in particular for UTF-7. See &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/20#comment:4">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/20#comment:4</a>&gt;.]</span>
    11961205      </p>
    11971206      <h2 id="rfc.section.8.1"><a href="#rfc.section.8.1">8.1</a>&nbsp;<a id="privacy.issues.connected.to.accept.headers" href="#privacy.issues.connected.to.accept.headers">Privacy Issues Connected to Accept Headers</a></h2>
     
    14911500      <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.1">Clarify contexts that charset is used in. (<a href="#character.sets" title="Character Sets">Section&nbsp;3.1</a>)
    14921501      </p>
    1493       <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.2">Remove character set defaulting for text media types. (<a href="#canonicalization.and.text.defaults" title="Canonicalization and Text Defaults">Section&nbsp;3.3.1</a>)
    1494       </p>
    1495       <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.3">Remove reference to non-existant identity transfer-coding value tokens. (<a href="#no.content-transfer-encoding" title="No Content-Transfer-Encoding">Appendix&nbsp;A.4</a>)
     1502      <p id="rfc.section.C.2.p.2">Remove reference to non-existant identity transfer-coding value tokens. (<a href="#no.content-transfer-encoding" title="No Content-Transfer-Encoding">Appendix&nbsp;A.4</a>)
    14961503      </p>
    14971504      <h1 id="rfc.section.D"><a href="#rfc.section.D">D.</a>&nbsp;Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)
     
    15301537      <h2 id="rfc.section.D.3"><a href="#rfc.section.D.3">D.3</a>&nbsp;Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p3-payload-01
    15311538      </h2>
    1532       <p id="rfc.section.D.3.p.1">Ongoing work on text media type charset defaults (&lt;<a href="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/20">http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/20</a>&gt;):
    1533       </p>
    1534       <ul>
    1535          <li>Remove the ISO-8859-1 default.</li>
    1536       </ul>
    1537       <p id="rfc.section.D.3.p.2">Ongoing work on ABNF conversion (&lt;<a href="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36">http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36</a>&gt;):
     1539      <p id="rfc.section.D.3.p.1">Ongoing work on ABNF conversion (&lt;<a href="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36">http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/36</a>&gt;):
    15381540      </p>
    15391541      <ul>
     
    16681670            <li class="indline0"><a id="rfc.index.I" href="#rfc.index.I"><b>I</b></a><ul class="ind">
    16691671                  <li class="indline1">identity&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.iref.i.1">3.2</a></li>
    1670                   <li class="indline1"><em>ISO-8859-1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#ISO-8859-1"><b>10.1</b></a></li>
     1672                  <li class="indline1"><em>ISO-8859-1</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a class="iref" href="#rfc.xref.ISO-8859-1.1">3.1.1</a>, <a class="iref" href="#ISO-8859-1"><b>10.1</b></a></li>
    16711673               </ul>
    16721674            </li>
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