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Add "if applicable" for utf-8 response encoding requirement

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Merged in josephheenan/fapi/fapi-1-read-profile-62-readonly-access (pull request #80)

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  • 2018-10-16

Description

6.2 Read-only access provisions 6.2.1 Protected resources provisions The resource server with the FAPI endpoints:

  1. shall encode the response in UTF-8;

The Open Banking Financial APIs provided data in formats that are not necessarily TEXT. i.e CSV's PDF's.

Clause 9. shall send the Content-type HTTP header Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8 if applicable; makes it clear that the Content-type response should be UTF-8 only if it makes sense.

I suggest adding the "if applicable;" to the end of clause 8 as well. A more explicit alternative could be "shall encode the response in UTF-8 if the resource is text";

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