[development] internationalised paths in URI (was subdomain
kb at 2bits.com
Tue May 23 14:19:41 UTC 2006
The two major browsers handle this differently at the moment.
For example, here is a site that places non-Western characters in
the URL (Arabic in this case).
Firefox will escape the characters in % notation, e.g.:
Not sure if it is in full compliance with the RFC in question or not.
MS IE 6 will put them as is in the URL:
(all this will be unintelligible for most of those on the list).
I like standards like anyone else, but if they continue to be ignored by
those who own 85% of the market, they are no longer a practical
option for the majority of users.
On 5/23/06, drupal <vlado at dikini.net> wrote:
> Staying on the url() issue, I think we should consider implementing the
> recommendations of:
> At least the path side. At the moment non-ascii characters are dropped
> from paths, at least when using path alias.
> IMO it should be done. This will help supporting with various
> internationalised websites.
> A decent overview can be found in
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