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Author janssen
Recipients gvanrossum, janssen, jimjjewett, loewis, mgiuca, orsenthil, pitrou, thomaspinckney3
Date 2008-08-13.19:49:51
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On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Antoine Pitrou <>wrote:

> Antoine Pitrou <> added the comment:
> Le mercredi 13 août 2008 à 17:05 +0000, Bill Janssen a écrit :
> > I think it's worth remembering that a very large proportion of the use
> > of Python's urllib.unquote() is in implementations of Web server
> > frameworks of one sort or another.  We can't control what the browsers
> > that talk to such frameworks produce;
> Yes, we do. Browsers will use whatever charset is specified in the HTML
> for the query part; and, as for the path part, they should't produce it
> themselves, they just follow a link which should already be
> percent-quoted in the HTML.

Sure.  What I meant was that we don't control what the browsers do, we just
go along with what they do, that is, we try to play with the default
understanding that's developed between the "consenting pairs" of
Apache/Firefox or ASP/IE.
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