Re: escaped characters, uppercase ?

Roy T. Fielding (fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU)
Tue, 10 Jan 1995 01:23:46 +0100

> Should escaped characters be in uppercase ?
> The HTTP documentation is ambiguous..

The HTTP documentation has nothing to do with it. Try the URL spec
(RFC 1738) or the WWW URI spec (RFC 1630).

The answer is that the escape is case-insensitive, with either
uppercase or lowercase allowed. This is consistant with the behavior
of most hex-reading/writing functions.

......Roy Fielding ICS Grad Student, University of California, Irvine USA