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Re: XMLHttpRequest: BOM detection for responseText

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 14:44:27 +0200
Message-ID: <464D9FAB.3000809@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> Based on feedback from Microsoft the algorithm used by responseText now 
> takes the potential BOM of the entity body into account. Please let me 
> know if you spot any issues with this:
> 
>   
> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/Overview.html?content-type=text/html;%20charset=utf-8#text-response-entity-body 

As discussed in an earlier thread, I don't think that specifically 
mentioning text/xsl is a good thing. I'd argue that those who feel that 
it's necessary to bake in special support for text/xsl should do their 
homework and get the type registered through IANA.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 18 May 2007 13:11:16 GMT

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