[Python-Dev] Encoding detection in the standard library?
gvwilson at cs.utoronto.ca
Wed Apr 23 01:08:12 CEST 2008
> Bill Janssen:
> Since the site that receives the POST doesn't necessarily have access to
> the Web page that originally contained the form, that's not really
> helpful. However, POSTs can use the MIME type "multipart/form-data" for
> non-Latin-1 content, and should. That contains facilities for
> indicating the encoding and other things as well.
Yup, but DrProject (the target application) also serves as a relay and
archive for email. We have no control over the agent used for
composition, and AFAIK there's no standard way to include encoding
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