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Re: XHR LC comment: header encoding

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 07:49:55 -0500
Message-ID: <4B433573.1040604@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 1/5/10 5:03 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> More concretely, this means that combined with the rules coming from
> HTTP a SYNTAX_ERR exception would be raised for the value argument if
> one of the characters has a code point larger than U+00FF, if the code
> point is U+007F, or if the code point is smaller than U+0020 but is not
> U+0009. If this is all ok the lower bytes are collected as the new
> header value.
>
> Does this sound acceptable to implementors?

Apart from the obvious worry of switching away from a behavior that the 
vast majority of UAs currently implement, with the ensuing potential for 
website breakage, sounds fine...

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 12:50:30 GMT

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