[Web-SIG] HTTP headers encoding
manlio_perillo at libero.it
Thu Dec 3 20:33:19 CET 2009
Henry Precheur ha scritto:
>> How is authorization username handled in common WSGI frameworks?
> As far as I know, they don't handle this. They just return the string
> without dealing with the encoding issues.
> I think there is no correct way of handling this, because 99% of
> username/password contain only ascii characters. A possible 'workaround'
> would be to limit yourself to the ascii charset. If you get a non-ascii
> character raise an Exception.
Right now I'm doing a: username.decode('us-ascii', 'replace')
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