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

But the funny thing is that ASCII wasnt what the browsers and servers actually implemented typically it was ISO-8859-1

Oh well the past is the past.
Now we just have to pile on higher to reach higher

David A. Lee

-----Original Message-----
From: Tei [mailto:oscar.vives@gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 9:44 AM
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] RE: Encoding charset of HTTP Basic Authentication

On 1 February 2012 13:08, David Lee <dlee@calldei.com> wrote:
> Encoding still is a hard problem but I can't accept that Ignorance was the
> cause of it missing from the HTTP specs.

Using ascii was a adecuate solution. Solved the problem at the time,
for the people that needed a solution. Maybe not for everyone forever,
but that can be solved by new protocols.

ℱin del ℳensaje.


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