Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#99 new defect

New schemes should make sure query part uses UTF-8

Reported by: duerst@… Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: 4395bis Version:
Severity: - Keywords:


Currently, http(s): schemes handle the query part with reference to the "document charset", whereas other schemes such as mailto: handle query parts based on UTF-8. We should say that new schemes should/must choose the later. (It's very difficult to introduce exceptions for new schemes.)
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Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by masinter@…

Martin said he might have some text he would add on this, based on latest svn submission.

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