Package: libapache2-mod-encoding (20040616-5) [universe]
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Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):
- Tatsuki Sugiura
- Taku YASUI
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Apache2 module for non-ascii filename interoperability
This module improves non-ascii filename interoperability of apache (and mod_dav).
It seems many WebDAV clients send filename in its platform-local encoding. But since mod_dav expects everything, even HTTP request line, to be in UTF-8, this causes an interoperability problem.
I believe this is a future issue for specification (RFC?) to standardize encoding used in HTTP request-line and HTTP header, but life would be much easier if mod_dav (and others) can handle various encodings sent by clients, TODAY. This module does just that.
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