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[Bug 9628] "willful violation" for detecting the charset

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Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 19:49:27 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9628


Alexey Proskuryakov <ap@webkit.org> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Alexey Proskuryakov <ap@webkit.org>  2010-08-11 19:49:27 ---
Safari's (closed source) network back-end parses Content-Type for charset in a
manner that's different from both RFC2616 and the current HTML5 spec. We also
have a separate parser in WebKit that's used in a limited set of circumstances
(only for XMLHttpRequest.overrideMimeType and for correcting a MIME type set
via XMLHttpRequest.serRequestHeader).

But I am no aware of any evidence against following RFC2616 to the letter when
getting charset out of Content-Type.

>  Content-Type: text/plain; charsetfoo=bar; charset=UTF-8

Also, this algorithm fails to ignore charset in "Content-Type: text/plain;
foocharset=UTF-8".

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