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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 18:18:41 +0200
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ubtl9fu764w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 27 May 2008 18:12:25 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>  
> * Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Yes, the I18N problems of Basic Authentication need to be fixed, but XHR
>> is not the right place to do it.
> Agreed, I've repeatedly suggested to simply point out it is up to the
> scheme to define how the unicode sequences are encoded in the message.

This is what XMLHttpRequest says. It just has UTF-8 as fallback in case  
the authentication scheme doesn't define anything. (Which per Julian  
shouldn't affect this case so I'm not sure what the issue is.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 16:20:04 UTC

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