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Re: [XHR] responseType "json"

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 11:23:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4F081D11.7070203@gmx.de>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Jarred Nicholls <jarred@webkit.org>, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On 2012-01-06 22:58, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
 > ...
> RFC4627, for example, is six years old.  This was right about the
> beginning of the time when "UTF-8 everywhere, dammit" was really
> starting to gain hold as a reasonable solution to encoding hell.
> Crockford, as well, is not a browser dev, nor is he closely connected
> to browser devs in a capacity that would really inform him of why
> supporting multiple encodings on the web is so painful.  So, looking
> to that RFC for guidance on current best-practice is not a good idea.
> ...

This is misleading. RFC 4627 is *written* by Douglas, but not owned by 
him. There is a change procedure in place. If you really really believe 
something needs to change, use it. (First step would be to subsribe to 
IETF apps-discuss and explain the problem)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 7 January 2012 10:30:26 GMT

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