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Re: Some text that may be useful for the update of RFC 2376
Keith - I'm confused.
At 10:42 00/03/15 -0500, Keith Moore wrote:
> > Are you saying that each format should invent their own rules for
> > indicating the charset?
> that's how MIME parameters work.
I don't think the 'charset' parameter works that way.
Either you use it, the way it's defined, or you don't.
> trying to coerce every data format into a common set of rules is
> much more difficult, and highly unlikely to succeed.
Trying it for *every* data format is a bad idea.
But trying it for most formats, or a class of formats, usually works.
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