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Re: [XHR] responseType "json"

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2011 16:20:31 +0100
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <lhnpd7lk0um0g5fhiladq3ijh2p4h5i5gb@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Glenn Adams wrote:
>What do you mean by "treat content that clearly is UTF-32 as
>UTF-16-encoded"? Do you mean interpreting it as a sequence of unsigned
>shorts? That would be a direct violation of the semantics of UTF-32, would
>it not?

Consider you have

  Content-Type: example/example;charset=utf-32

  FF FE 00 00 ...

Some would like to treat this as UTF-16 encoded document starting with
U+0000 after the Unicode signature, even though it clearly is UTF-32.
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