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Re: [XHR2] responseText for text/html before the encoding has stabilized

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:47:22 +0200
To: public-webapps@w3.org, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Message-ID: <op.v2mgg8vi64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:40:09 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> responseType is a newish feature. If it's OK for responseType ==
> "chunked-text" to use encoding determination rules that differ from
> responseType == "" or responseType == "document", why should
> responseType == "text" have to be consistent with responseType == ""
> instead of being consistent with responseType == "chunked-text"?

Well it does not have to be, but that is what we decided when we worked  
this out. If implementations are willing to change and agree this makes  
sense, I am happy to make the change to the specification.


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