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[whatwg] Please always use utf-8 for Web Workers

From: Michael Nordman <michaeln@google.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:38:38 -0700
Message-ID: <fa2eab050909281138s1e847d4br89f631d58c15e2b@mail.gmail.com>
Leaving legacy encodings behind would be a good thing if we can get away
with it... jmho.

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Drew Wilson <atwilson at google.com> wrote:

> Ah, sorry for the confusion - my use of "default" was indeed sloppy. I'm
> saying that if the server is explicitly specifying the charset either via a
> header or via BOMs, it seems bad to ignore it since there's no other way to
> override the charset.
> I understand your point, though - since workers don't inherit the document
> encoding from their parent, they may indeed decode a given resource
> differently if the server isn't specifying a charset in some way.
>
> -atw
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 4:47 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>wrote:
>
>> On Fri, 25 Sep 2009 19:34:18 +0200, Drew Wilson <atwilson at google.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Again, apologies if I'm misunderstanding the suggestion.
>>>
>>
>> I thought that by "default encoding" you meant the encoding that would be
>> used if other means of getting the encoding failed. If there is only one
>> encoding it is not exactly the "default", since it cannot be changed.
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Anne van Kesteren
>> http://annevankesteren.nl/
>>
>
>
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