On 3/1/10 13:41 , Tres Seaver wrote:
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> Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 05:05:51PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>>> On 2010-2-26 18:25, Tres Seaver wrote:
>>>> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>>>>> I see this as naming confusion. In this day and age every URL is
>>>>> effectively an IRI, and every modern browser treats them that way. If
>>>>> you look at http://jp.wikipedia.org/ you can see how well that works. I
>>>>> do not see why zope.publisher should not be able to support that
>>>>> transparently. Other systems such as Routes and repoze.bfg do.
>>>> Browseers *display* what looks like unicode to the user, but they *pass*
>>>> URL-encoded ASCII bytes to the server.
>>> But why can't zope.publisher do that conversion? It don't see the point
>>> in requiring all the thousands of routines that call those functions to
>>> do that conversion when zope.publisher can easily do so itself.
>> Just like zope.publisher converts Unicode strings returned by views into
>> UTF-8 (or whatever encoding negotiated via Accept-Charset),
>> response.redirect() ought to Do The Right Thing with Unicode URLs or
>> IRLs or whatever they're called.
> - -1.
--1 is the same as +1, but I suspect that is not what you meant.
> Where is this "unicode URL" coming from? URLs generated from code
> should already be "correct".
The only change is changing the point where 'correct' changes from
unicode to an escaped UTF-8 encoded string. That change can made without
breaking any backwards compatibility.
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