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From Jaime Hablutzel Egoavil <hablutz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problem parsing non-ASCII in query component
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:20:02 GMT
I see. So it could be said that Firefox is doing wrong by sending the
unencoded URI to the custom scheme handler isn't it?.

On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 11:51 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
wrote:

> On 2016-12-27 17:19, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 2016-12-27 at 10:42 -0500, Jaime Hablutzel Egoavil wrote:
>>
>>> From RFC 3986:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> When a new URI scheme defines a component that represents textual
>>>> data consisting of characters from the Universal Character Set [UCS],
>>>> the data should first be encoded as octets according to the UTF-8
>>>> character encoding [STD63]; then only those octets that do not
>>>> correspond to characters in the unreserved set *should be*
>>>> percentencoded.
>>>> For example, the character A would be represented as "A",
>>>> the character LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH GRAVE would be represented
>>>> as "%C3%80", and the character KATAKANA LETTER A would be represented
>>>> as "%E3%82%A2".
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> As you can see it says "should" so it seems to me that it is not an
>>> obligation to percent encode non-ASCII.
>>>
>>> A real example where it this problem arises is with Firefox invoking
>>> custom
>>> URI handlers, for example, if you have something like this in an HTML
>>> page:
>>>
>>> <a href="myuri:?foo=b*%C3%A1*r">Invoke myuri handler</a>
>>>
>>> The URI handler application will receive
>>>
>>> myuri:?foo=bár
>>>
>>> Then, during query component parsing HttpClient will fail to parse that
>>> parameter value.
>>>
>>>
>> Both HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2 require message head elements including the
>> request URI to be ASCII only.
>>
>> Oleg
>>
>
> The same is true for URIs in general, as can easily be derived from the
> ABNF in RFC 3986.
>
> Best regards, Julian
>
>
>
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