[apps-discuss] Question regarding RFC 7303

Stefan Cordes <stefan.cordes@canda.com> Mon, 11 July 2016 06:48 UTC

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with https://github.com/mulesoft/apikit/pull/88#issuecomment-231617946
we came in some discussions about


where sometimes the "MIME Content-Type header" is ignored ( 
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7303#section-8.9 )
 and sometimes the "XML encoding declaration" is ignored ( 
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7303#section-8.8 )

Sounds to me a little bit unclear:

Transport does not touch characters in the body in case a "BOM" is 
Transport converts all characters in the body to "MIME Content-Type" when 
receiving ?

Especially scenario 8.8 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7303#section-8.8 
seems not to work, as
base64 transport does not change anything in the xml-body and gives all 
the characters as they were sent into the DocumentBuilder.parse(...).

So in my point of view the "MIME Content-Type header" should be ignored in 
all cases for "application/xml".


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