[webkit-dev] content-disposition, utf-8 and webkit

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Tue Apr 14 15:02:26 PDT 2009

On 13-Apr-2009, at 09:36, Dan Winship wrote:

> Andre-John Mas wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am using the Webkit nightlies on MacOS X, and I noticed that the
>> following header doesn't seem to give the expected results:
>> content-disposition: inline;
>> filename*="utf-8''%E8%92%99%E7%89%B9%E5%88%A9%E5%B0%94.vcf"
>> In Firefox it provides me a filename with Chinese characters in it.
>> Safari/WebKit defaults to using the file name of the java servlet  
>> that
>> was called. So, given a servlet URL: http://localhost/myservlet.do
>> Firefox: 蒙特利尔.vcf
>> Safari/Webkit: myservlet.do
> Note that that header is syntactically incorrect; it should not have
> double-quotes around the value. If you do:
> Content-Disposition: inline;
> filename*=utf-8''%E8%92%99%E7%89%B9%E5%88%A9%E5%B0%94.vcf
> (except not line-wrapped like that) then it might work in Safari as
> well. (The Safari devs might consider this a bug anyway given that it
> works with the quotes in Firefox though.)

Same behaviour if I remove the quotes.


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