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Re: XHR: responseText encoding detection

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 11:47:37 +0100
To: "Alexey Proskuryakov" <ap-carbon@rambler.ru>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.togf9nes64w2qv@id-c0020.driveway.uu.nl>

On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 15:04:09 +0100, Alexey Proskuryakov  
<ap-carbon@rambler.ru> wrote:
> It is not really obvious to me why this is even desirable - isn't it
> easier to serve as XHTML in cases when responseXML is needed? After all,
> XMLHttpRequest is not a general purpose HTTP library, so we don't need to
> worry about arbitrary content.

I think it actually is a general purpose HTTP library, despite the name.  
(For ECMAScript anyway.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 28 February 2007 10:48:02 UTC

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