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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: Justification for URIEncoding addition?
Date Sat, 22 Nov 2003 06:00:58 GMT

"Remy Maucherat" <remm@apache.org> wrote in message
news:3FBE3CB4.40802@apache.org...
> Larry Isaacs wrote:
>
> > Hi Remy,
> >
> > Okay, re-reviewed the original 22666 thread.  To complete this thread,
> > I'll assume the following from RFC2718 is our justification for the
> > new behavior:
> >
> >       Unless there is some compelling reason for a
> >       particular scheme to do otherwise, translating character
> >       sequences into UTF-8 (RFC 2279) [3] and then subsequently
> >       using the %HH encoding for unsafe octets is recommended.
> >
> > Tomcat will default to US-ASCII instead of UTF-8 so it won't break
> > too many existing webapps.  If there are other parts to this story,
> > I would be interested in learning of them.
> >
> > I'm still concerned that this makes Tomcat less useful by creating
> > deployment problems for webapps that aren't technically broken.
> > However, these issues were covered in the prior e-mail thread
> >
(http://www.mail-archive.com/tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org/msg46479.html),
> > so I'll drop the issue.  Thanks.
>
> The idea for the change is that there's no compelling reason (except
> hacking) to have one part of the URI be in some encoding (US-ASCII or
> UTF-8, if you want to have any chance of mapping it successfully), and
> the rest encoded in something else.
>
> There's indeed a bug thread on this issue, and I was on your side at
first.
>
+1 (For Remy)

> Rémy




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