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Re: encoding expectations

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:20:57 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 28 Apr 2018, Michael Kilburn wrote:

> - CURLOPT_URL string is expected to in US-ASCII-compatible encoding where
> certain symbols (slash, dot, @, etc) can't appear as part of another
> (multibyte) character

I don't understand what "can't appear as part of another (multibyte)
character" means.

If you're providing a string with an "ASCII-compatible encoding", why mention
multibyte at all? It confuses me and it feels like it would confuse others
too. ASCII is always single-byte.

Received on 2018-04-30