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Re: [xml-dev] RE: Encoding charset of HTTP Basic Authentication

On 2012-01-29 20:53, David Lee wrote:
> More study and I lucked on a spec
> http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-reschke-basicauth-enc-00.html


> Seems a known and open problem (how long has this been in the wild ? How 
> did it ever work ?)

It "worked" as long everybody was happy with ISO-8859-1.

> So follow-on question ...
> Does anyone know if this spec or anything like it has been adopted ?

No, it hasn't been adopted, but I'm trying to get it to IETF Last Call.

> Or do we just all assume the world is "USASCII" as usual ?

I don't think that's sufficient :-)

Best regards, Julian

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