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From Shanti Suresh <sha...@umich.edu>
Subject Re: [slightly OT] FORM based authentication and utf-8 encoding of credentials
Date Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:04:46 GMT
Greetings,


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Christopher Schultz <
chris@christopherschultz.net> wrote:

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> André,
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>
>
> > But, even when sending UTF-8 encoded data according to this
> > principle, they are *not* indicating that it is UTF-8 data, which
> > is basically wrong, because the standard HTTP/HTML character set is
> > iso-8859-1, and they *should* indicate it when that is not what
> > they are sending.  But that is the reality.
>
> No, as much as it pains me to do so, I agree with with Mozilla folks
> on this one: adding a charset attribute to an
> application/x-form-urlencoded Content-Type violates the spec. There is
> no good solution.
> ...
>


> > We really need an RFC for HTTP 2.0, with UTF-8 as the default
> > charset/encoding.
>
> +1
>
> Maybe they can clear-up Tomcat logging configuration while they are at
> it :)
>
>
Thank you!  This discussion was quite informational.


                        -Shanti

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