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Re: with-url

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: with-url
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:54:35 +0200

> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:31:53 +0100
> 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".

Once again, may I suggest mime-charset instead?  We already use this
elsewhere in Emacs, and using it here will prevent confusion with
Emacs charsets.

> Emacs coding systems are (vaguely) supersets of the charset concept

No, they aren't.

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