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Re: with-url

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: with-url
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:31:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> (But in a networking environment, the Emacs terminology is very
>> confusing.  You have `coding system' where all standards say `charset',
>> and in addition you have all the standards talking about `encoding',
>> which is things like base64 and url-encoding.  So the parameter list, if
>> changed, will talk about :data-coding-system and
>> :data-transfer-encoding, which is probably not as helpful as it should
>> be.
> How about :coding-system and :transfer-encoding instead?

Thinking about it a bit more, I'm reverting the working to "charset"
again.  That's what this is about, since the string in question will end
up in a HTTP header saying charset="foo".

Emacs coding systems are (vaguely) supersets of the charset concept, so
it's all good.

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