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Re: [XHR] Some comments on "charset" in the Content-Type header

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 17:26:23 -0400
Message-ID: <48D418FF.70108@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Well, correcting charset is fine. The suggestion for not putting it 
> there at all unless the media type is text or it is already present 
> makes some sense though.

I might be convinced of that, I suppose...  but read on.

>> In any case, my other example (JavaScript) remains.
> 
> Is that being transmitted over XMLHttpRequest? And using a media type 
> Internet Explorer does not support for ECMAScript?

Probably, yes.  And same for application/json, I bet.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 19 September 2008 21:27:28 GMT

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