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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 17:36:05 +0200
Message-ID: <483C2A65.80908@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>  > ...
>>  From what I recall at least Firefox does it that way in practice. 
>> Currently it does not give any indication what kind of character 
>> encoding needs to be used so we picked the most obvious one.
>> ...
> I just tried, and as far I can tell, it uses ISO-8859-1.

More tests reveal that IE, Firefox and Safari use ISO-8859-1, while 
Opera uses UTF-8. From my reading of RFC2617 and RFC2616, using 
ISO-8859-1 actually is correct (like it or not).

BR, Julian

PS: the test code is a Java class running in the Java6 light http 
server; should I post it here?
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 15:36:54 UTC

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