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Re: Unsupported transport-layer encodings

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 04:50:13 +0000 (UTC)
To: Alexey Proskuryakov <ap@webkit.org>
Cc: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0809020449420.20254@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 22 Jul 2008, Alexey Proskuryakov wrote:
> On Jun 13, 2008, at 6:53 PM, Philip Taylor wrote:
> > 
> >  Content-Type: text/html; charset=unsupported
> > 
> > what should a UA do?
> 
> For WebKit, ignoring the unsupported encoding name worked well until 
> recently. But right now, some localizations of GMail are relying on a 
> bizarre Firefox quirk where unsupported charset names are treated 
> differently for main resource and for subresources: 
> <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19913

I couldn't reproduce this:

   http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/http/encoding/005-iframe.html

Could you elaborate?

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